Accident description
Last updated: 21 December 2014
Date:Wednesday 2 January 2008
Type:Silhouette image of generic F100 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker 100
Operator:Iran Air
Registration: EP-IDB
C/n / msn: 11299
First flight: 1990-09-26 (17 years 3 months)
Engines: 2 Rolls-Royce Tay 650-15
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 53
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 59
Airplane damage: Destroyed
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Tehran-Mehrabad Airport (THR) (   Iran) show on map
Crash site elevation: 1208 m (3963 feet) amsl
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Tehran-Mehrabad Airport (THR/OIII), Iran
Destination airport:Shiraz Airport (SYZ/OISS), Iran
Flightnumber: 235
Shortly after takeoff, the Fokker 100 swerved left then was straightened before hitting the frozen ground hard. The airplane had not been de-iced before takeoff.



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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 Tehran-Mehrabad Airport to Shiraz Airport as the crow flies is 690 km (431 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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