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Iran Air Boeing 747SP suffers nose gear collapse at Beijing
Last updated: 22 December 2014

published: 15 JAN 2004
by Harro Ranter, ASN

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Iran Air's Boeing 747SP EP-IAC, operating on flight IR800 from Tehran to Tokyo via Beijing, suffered problems with the hydraulic system shortly after departing Beijing. The plane returned to land, during which the nose gear collapsed. None of the 154 passengers and 26 crew members were injured. (Xinhua)