Unfallbericht:The C-130, carrying seven crew members and 96 soldiers, flew into a mountain while on approach to Zahedan. The crew had descended below the minimum safety altitude of 6500 feet.
|Datum:||02 NOV 1986|
|Flugzeugtyp:||Lockheed C-130 Hercules|
|Fluggesellschaft:||Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force - IRIAF|
|Kennzeichen:|| registration unknown|
|Besatzung:||Todesopfer: 7 / Insassen: 7|
|Fluggäste:||Todesopfer: 96 / Insassen: 96|
|Gesamt:||Todesopfer: 103 / Insassen: 103 |
|Konsequenzen:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Unfallort:||11 km (6.9 Meilen) E of Zahedan (Iran)
|Flugphase:|| Annäherung (APR)|
|Flug von:||Kermanshah Airport (KSH/OICC), Iran|
|Flug nach:||Zahedan Airport (ZAH/OIZH), Iran|
Most of the soldiers were from the 88th Armoured Division of Zahedan.
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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
display the exact flight path.
Distance from Kermanshah Airport to Zahedan Airport as the crow flies is 1395 km (872 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.