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Accident
Last updated: 10 December 2016
Status:Definitief
Datum:zondag 9 juni 1996
Tijd:14:55
Type:Silhouette image of generic B722 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 727-286
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Iran Air
Registratie: EP-IRU
Constructienummer: 21079/1131
Bouwjaar: 1975-04-29 (21 years 2 months)
Aantal vlieguren:38678
Motoren: 3 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-15
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 7
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 7
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:5 km (3.1 mijl) W of Rasht Airport (RAS) (   Iran)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Training
Vliegveld van vertrek:Tehran-Mehrabad Airport (THR/OIII), Iran
Vliegveld van aankomst:Rasht Airport (RAS/OIGG), Iran
Beschrijving:
A Boeing 727-286 operated by Iran Air was destroyed in an accident during a training flight.
The aircraft took off from Tehran-Mehrabad Airport, Iran at 12:33 local time on a flight to Rasht Airport. After the 15th touch-and-go the aircraft landed on runway 09 with the undercarriage retracted. The aircraft slid about 2100 m before it became airborne again.
A fire developed in the rear fuselage as the aircraft circled the airport. The undercarriage was deployed manually and the flight was cleared for runway 09. The fire affected aircraft systems, causing the pilot to experience control difficulties.
The left hand wing contacted the ground after which the aircraft impacted a rice field. The airplane broke up, killing four of the seven crew members.


Causes of accident are as follows:
1) Sufficient attention has not been paid by flight crew to the gears up warning horn before landing on rwy.
2) F/C has not complied with reading landing check list.
3) Lack of cockpit resource management.
4) The PIC has forgotien to make gears down.
5) A/C body friction on rwy about 30 seconds and 2100 meters distance .
6) Continuous flight with no consideration to fire and smoke for 9:30
7) Subsequently a/c lost it's vital systems.

Bronnen:
» Flight International 19-25.06.96(9)
» ICAO Adrep Summary 4/96 (#19)


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Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Tehran-Mehrabad Airport en Rasht Airport bedraagt 236 km (147 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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