ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 160924
Last updated: 26 February 2017
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Narrative:An F-4E crashed in a hard landing accident at Bushehr's airport runway 31L. The pilot( Major Arash Rezaee) was killed during a failed ejection sequence, WSO (Captain Masoud Salimi-nejad) suffered spine fracture during the ejection. The cause of crash has been deemed as 'loss of hydraulic systems' before landing. Pilot did 3 turn arounds to correct the speed and attitude. Nose wheel broken on the 3rd landing attempt.
McDonnell Douglas F-4E Phantom
|Owner/operator:||Iran Air Force|
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|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2|
|Airplane damage:|| Substantial|
|Location:||Bushehr Air Base - OIBB -
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