Descripción:Iran Air Flight 378, a Fokker 100, departed Urmia (Orumiyeh) Airport (OMH) at 18:41 on a domestic flight to Tehran-Mehrabad Airport (THR). The flight was descending towards Tehran when the crew decided to divert to Isfahan.
|Estado:||Preliminar - Oficial|
|Fecha:||15 ENE 1998|
|Numéro de série:|| 11267|
|Año de Construcción:|| 1990-07-05 (7 years 7 months)|
|Motores:|| 2 Rolls Royce 650-15 Tay|
|Tripulación:||Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 9|
|Pasajeros:||Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 104|
|Total:||Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 113 |
|Daños en la Aeronave:|| Anulado|
|Consecuencias:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Ubicación:||8 km (5 milles) E of Isfahan-Shahid Beheshti Airport (IFN) (Irán)
|Fase:|| Aproximación (APR)|
|Naturaleza:||Vuelo Doméstico Programado|
|Aeropuerto de Salida:||Urmia (Orumiyeh) Airport (OMH/OITR), Irán|
|Aeropuerto de Llegada:||Tehran-Mehrabad Airport (THR/OIII), Irán|
|Número de Vuelo:|| 378|
Weather conditions at Tehran were not suitable for a landing on runway 29. Visibility was poor in snow and sleet and there was a 20 knot tailwind.
The flight positioned for an approach to runway 26 at Isfahan. There was fog in the area and the airplane descended until it contact a dry river bed, some 8 km short of the runway.
The badly damaged aircraft was transported to Tehran and stored there for while. The aircraft was sold to Flight West Airlines (Australia) for spares and flown to Brisbane by an Antonov 124 in 11 September 1999.
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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
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Distance from Urmia (Orumiyeh) Airport to Tehran-Mehrabad Airport as the crow flies is 595 km (372 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.