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Accident description
Last updated: 25 May 2016
Date:Wednesday 12 October 1994
Type:Fokker F-28 Fellowship 1000
Operator:Iran Aseman Airlines
Registration: EP-PAV
C/n / msn: 11070
First flight: 1973
Crew:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 59 / Occupants: 59
Total:Fatalities: 66 / Occupants: 66
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Natanz (   Iran)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Isfahan-Shahid Beheshti Airport (IFN/OIFM), Iran
Destination airport:Tehran-Mehrabad Airport (THR/OIII), Iran
Flightnumber: 746
Sudden power loss of both engines caused the F-28 to enter an uncontrolled descent, and struck a mountain 47 seconds later. Wreckage was found over an area of 300 sq. meters. The aircraft crashed 35 minutes after takeoff from Isfahan (IFN).

Loss of control

» Airnieuws 300 (p. 21)
» ICAO Adrep Summary 5/95 (#46)
» Iran News
» Scramble 186
» Scramble 188


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Distance from Isfahan-Shahid Beheshti Airport to Tehran-Mehrabad Airport as the crow flies is 328 km (205 miles).

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.
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