Narrative:Control was lost during a high-speed taxi check. The aircraft ran off the side of the runway, causing severe damage to the undercarriage and fuselage. The taxi check was performed by 2 mechanics, instead of by a qualified flight crew.
|Date:||Friday 7 January 1983|
|C/n / msn:|| 19171/276|
|First flight:|| 1966-06-25 (16 years 7 months)|
|Engines:|| 3 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-7B|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Tehran-Mehrabad Airport (THR) (Iran)
|Phase:|| Taxi (TXI)|
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.