Runway excursion Accident Boeing 707-3J9C EP-SHE,
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Date:Wednesday 20 April 2005
Type:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 707-3J9C
Owner/operator:Saha Air
Registration: EP-SHE
MSN: 21127/915
Year of manufacture:1976
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3B
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 169
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Tehran-Mehrabad Airport (THR) -   Iran
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Kish Island Airport (KIH/OIBK)
Destination airport:Tehran-Mehrabad Airport (THR/OIII)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
After touchdown on runway 29L problems with the undercarriage (failure of a landing gear or tyre burst) caused the Boeing 707 to slide off the runway into the Kan River. Three passengers were killed after they fell in the river during the evacuation.


CAO Iran
Khaleej Times

History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
19 September 1995 EP-SHE Kish Air 0 Ovda Airport (VDA) non



photo (c) anon.; Tehran-Mehrabad Airport (THR); 21 April 2005

photo (c) anon.; Tehran-Mehrabad Airport (THR); 21 April 2005

photo (c) Mahyar Pazooki; Tehran-Mehrabad Airport (THR); 22 April 2005

photo (c) via Werner Fischdick; Manchester International Airport (MAN); May 1977

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