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Last updated: 23 September 2018
Datum:Donnerstag 15 Januar 2004
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B74S model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 747SP-86
Fluggesellschaft:Iran Air
Kennzeichen: EP-IAC
Werknummer: 21093/307
Baujahr: 1977-05-16 (26 years 8 months)
Triebwerk: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT9D-7F
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 26
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 154
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 180
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Repaired
Unfallort:Beijing-Capital Airport (PEK) (   Volksrepublik China)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Beijing-Capital Airport (PEK/ZBAA), Volksrepublik China
Flug nach:Tokyo-Narita Airport (NRT/RJAA), Japan
Flugnummer: 800
Suffered problems with the hydraulic system shortly after departing Beijing (PEK). The plane returned to land, during which the nose gear collapsed.
The airplane remained at Beijing for a few months, being prepared for a ferry flight back to Tehran. On June 1, 2004 the airplane was finally ferried back to Tehran where it was withdrawn from service. Some parts were stripped and the airplane was then moved for display at the Teheran AeroSpace Exhibition. In 2009 the airplane received overhaul to be restored in flying condition.

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Distance from Beijing-Capital Airport to Tokyo-Narita Airport as the crow flies is 2121 km (1325 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.
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