Accident
Last updated: 20 December 2014
Status:Preliminary
Date:Friday 1 September 2006
Time:ca 13:45
Type:Tupolev 154M
Operator:Iran Air Tours
Registration: EP-MCF
C/n / msn: 88A788
First flight: 1988
Engines: 3 Soloviev D-30KU-154-II
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 11
Passengers:Fatalities: 28 / Occupants: 137
Total:Fatalities: 28 / Occupants: 148
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Mashad Airport (MHD) (   Iran) show on map
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Bandar Abbas Airport (BND/OIKB), Iran
Destination airport:Mashhad Airport (MHD/OIMM), Iran
Flightnumber: 945
Narrative:
The Tupolev suffered a mishap (some reports say a nose gear tyre burst) while landing on runway 14L. The airplane swerved and caught fire.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» Azeri president sends condolences over plane crash in Iran (IRNA, 2-9-2006)
» Reuters


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Map
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 Bandar Abbas Airport to Mashhad Airport as the crow flies is 1042 km (651 miles).

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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