Accident
Last updated: 23 October 2014
Status:Voorlopig
Datum:zondag 24 januari 2010
Tijd:07:20
Type:Tupolev 154M
Vloog voor:Taban Air
Gehuurd van:Kolavia
Registratie: RA-85787
Constructienummer: 93A971
Bouwjaar: 1993
Motoren: 3 Soloviev D-30KU-154-II
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 13
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 157
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 170
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Mashhad Airport (MHD) (   Iran)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Isfahan-Shahid Beheshti Airport (IFN/OIFM), Iran
Vliegveld van aankomst:Mashhad Airport (MHD/OIMM), Iran
Vluchtnummer:6437
Beschrijving:
A Tupolev 154M passenger plane, operated by Taban Air, was destroyed in an accident at Mashhad Airport (MHD), Iran. There were 157 passengers and 13 crew members on board. Some 46 passengers were injured.
Taban Air flight 6437 originated in Abadan Airport (ABD) and diverted to Isfahan (IFN) because of poor weather at Mashhad Airport (MHD). When weather conditions had improved, the flight left Isfahan at 05:35. En route the visibility deteriorated again, forcing the crew to enter a holding pattern.
While waiting for the fog to clear, one of the passengers became seriously ill. Despite the limited visibility, the captain declared a medical emergency and attempted to land at Mashhad. During the landing the tail struck the ground. The right wing also struck the ground as the airplane veered off the runway. The undercarriage collapsed and a fire erupted.

Weather reported about the time of the accident was:
OIMM 240330Z 00000KT 0300 FG VV003 02/02 Q1021 A3015=
OIMM 240400Z 00000KT 0200 FG VV002 02/02 Q1021 A3017=
OIMM 240350Z 00000KT 0200 FG VV002 02/02 Q1021 A3017=


Bronnen:
» FARS
» Tehran Times 28-12-2012
» aerospacetalk.ir


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Aircraft history
date registration operator remarks
SEP 1993 RA-85787 Aeroflot manufactured
5 NOV 1993 RA-85787 Kolavia
2006 RA-85787 Taban Air leased

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Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Isfahan-Shahid Beheshti Airport en Mashhad Airport bedraagt 806 km (504 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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