Accident description
Last updated: 25 October 2014
Status:
Date:Thursday 5 January 1995
Time:ca 20:45
Type:Lockheed L-1329-25 JetStar II
Operator:Imperial Iranian Air Force - IIAF
Registration: 1003
C/n / msn: 5203
First flight:
Engines: 4 Garrett TFE731
Crew:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Total:Fatalities: 12 / Occupants: 12
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Isfahan-Shahid Beheshti Airport (IFN) (   Iran) show on map
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Isfahan-Shahid Beheshti Airport (IFN/OIFM), Iran
Destination airport:Tehran-Mehrabad Airport (THR/OIII), Iran
Narrative:
The JetStar operated on a flight from Kish Island to Tehran via Isfahan. The flight departed Isfahan at 20:40 following a two-hour stopover. At an altitude of 2,000 feet the pilot noticed a sharp drop in cabin pressure and made preparations for an emergency landing back at Isfahan. The airplane crashed, killing all aboard, including Air Force Commander General Mansour Sattari.

Sources:
» Iran National News Desk


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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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