Unfallbericht:When the aircraft was 80 km out of Mashad and at FL230, suddenly the autopilot disengaged and there were warnings indicating engine nr. 4 was on fire. The plane yawed to starboard. The fire spread to the wing and eventually the nr.4 engine fell off.
|Datum:||Sonntag 24 Februar 2002|
|Fluggesellschaft:||Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps Air Force - IRGCAF|
|Besatzung:||Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: |
|Fluggäste:||Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: |
|Gesamt:||Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 230 |
|Konsequenzen:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Unfallort:||nahe Mashad (Iran)
|Flugphase:|| Unbekannt (UNK)|
|Flug von:||Mashhad Airport (MHD/OIMM), Iran|
|Flug nach:||Tehran-Mehrabad Airport (THR/OIII), Iran|
A safe emergency landing was made at Mashad, 24 minutes later. The plane continued to burn for another 16 minutes on the tarmac, before the flames were finally put out.
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» Photo of the fuselage stored at Mashad.
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
display the exact flight path.
Distance from Mashhad Airport to Tehran-Mehrabad Airport as the crow flies is 747 km (467 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.