Accident description
Last updated: 31 July 2014
Status:
Date:Wednesday 20 February 2002
Type:Tupolev 154M
Operator:Kish Air
Registration: EP-LBX
C/n / msn: 87A-763
First flight: 1987
Engines: 3 Soloviev D-30KU-154-II
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Mashad Airport (MHD) (   Iran) show on map
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Mashhad Airport (MHD/OIMM), Iran
Narrative:
The Tupolev sustained substantial damage during a heavy landing at Mashad. The airplane was ferried to Moscow-Vnukovo for damage assessment. While being towed at Vnukovo, the nose gear collapsed. It was decided to write off the plane and use it for spares.

Sources:
» Scramble 293


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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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