Narrative:After touchdown on runway 29L problems with the undercarriage (failure of a landing gear or tyre burst) caused the Boeing 707 to slide off the runway into the Kan River. Three passengers were killed after they fell in the river during the evacuation.
|Date:||Wednesday 20 April 2005|
|C/n / msn:|| 21127/915|
|First flight:|| 1976|
|Engines:|| 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3B|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 12|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 157|
|Total:||Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 169 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||Tehran-Mehrabad Airport (THR) ( Iran)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Kish Island Airport (KIH/OIBK), Iran|
|Destination airport:||Tehran-Mehrabad Airport (THR/OIII), Iran|
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5-8311 was later re-registered EP-SHE and started operating passenger flights for Saha Air.
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 Kish Island Airport to Tehran-Mehrabad Airport as the crow flies is 1043 km (652 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.