Narrative:A Fokker 100 passenger plane, operated by Iran Air, was substantially damaged when the left hand main landing gear failed at Isfahan-Shahid Beheshti Airport (IFN), Iran. Flight IR220 operated on a scheduled domestic flight from Isfahan to Tehran-Mehrabad Airport (THR). Shortly after takeoff the undercarriage failed to retract. The crew decided to return to Isfahan. After touch down the shock absorber of left main landing gear broke and the left hand wing struck the runway.
|Date:||Wednesday 18 November 2009|
|C/n / msn:|| 11389|
|First flight:|| 1992-04-03 (17 years 8 months)|
|Engines:|| 2 Rolls-Royce Tay 650-15|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 99 |
|Airplane damage:|| Substantial|
|Airplane fate:|| Repaired|
|Location:||Isfahan-Shahid Beheshti Airport (IFN) ( Iran)
|Phase:|| Takeoff (TOF)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Isfahan-Shahid Beheshti Airport (IFN/OIFM), Iran|
|Destination airport:||Tehran-Mehrabad Airport (THR/OIII), Iran|
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 Isfahan-Shahid Beheshti Airport to Tehran-Mehrabad Airport as the crow flies is 328 km (205 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.