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Accident description
Last updated: 16 October 2017
Date:Friday 16 March 2007
Type:Silhouette image of generic MD82 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82 (MD-82)
Operating for:Kish Air
Leased from:Bulgarian Air Charter
Registration: LZ-LDD
C/n / msn: 49218/1274
First flight: 1986-04-04 (21 years)
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-217C
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 154
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 158
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Kish Island Airport (KIH) (   Iran)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:Dubai Airport (DXB/OMDB), United Arab Emirates
Destination airport:Kish Island Airport (KIH/OIBK), Iran
Damaged beyond repair in a hard landing accident.
The airplane was withdrawn from use and rebuilt into a coffee shop at the airport.



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Distance from Dubai Airport to Kish Island Airport as the crow flies is 197 km (123 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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