Narrative:Mid-air collision between a Tu-154 (departing from runway 29R) and an Iranian Air Force Sukhoi SU-24 (on VFR approach to runway 29L).
Mid air collision
Loss of control
|Date:||Monday 8 February 1993|
|Operator:||Iran Air Tours|
|C/n / msn:|| 91A-903|
|First flight:|| 1991|
|Engines:|| 3 Soloviev D-30KU-154-II|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 12 / Occupants: 12|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 119 / Occupants: 119|
|Total:||Fatalities: 131 / Occupants: 131 |
|Collision casualties:||Fatalities: 2|
|Airplane damage:|| Destroyed|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||15 km (9.4 mls) from Tehran-Mehrabad Airport (THR) ( Iran)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Nature:||Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Tehran-Mehrabad Airport (THR/OIII), Iran|
|Destination airport:||Mashhad Airport (MHD/OIMM), Iran|
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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 Tehran-Mehrabad Airport to Mashhad Airport as the crow flies is 747 km (467 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.