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Last updated: 26 March 2019
Date:Saturday 10 May 2014
Type:Silhouette image of generic F100 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker 100
Operator:Iran Aseman Airlines
Registration: EP-ASZ
C/n / msn: 11421
First flight: 1992-10-06 (21 years 7 months)
Engines: 2 Rolls-Royce Tay 650-15
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 103
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Zahedan Airport (ZAH) (   Iran)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Mashhad Airport (MHD/OIMM), Iran
Destination airport:Zahedan Airport (ZAH/OIZH), Iran
Flightnumber: 853
A Fokker 100 passenger plane, operated by Iran Aseman Airlines, was damaged in a landing accident at Zahedan Airport (ZAH), Iran.
The airplane operated flight 853 from Mashhad Airport (MHD). The left hand main undercarriage failed to extend prior to landing.
A forced landing was carried out on runway 35. The airplane swerved to the left and came to rest 1450 meters (4760 feet) past the runway 35 threshold and 23 meters (75 feet) to the left of the centreline.

Wheel(s) up landing

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Distance from Mashhad Airport to Zahedan Airport as the crow flies is 756 km (472 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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