Accident Ilyushin Il-76MD 15-2281,
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Date:Sunday 24 February 2002
Type:Silhouette image of generic IL76 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Ilyushin Il-76MD
Owner/operator:Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps Air Force - IRGCAF
Registration: 15-2281
MSN: 0073475236
Year of manufacture:1987
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 230
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:near Mashhad -   Iran
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Mashhad Airport (MHD/OIMM)
Destination airport:Tehran-Mehrabad Airport (THR/OIII)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
When the aircraft was 80 km out of Mashhad and at FL230, suddenly the autopilot disengaged and there were warnings indicating engine no. 4 was on fire. The plane yawed to starboard. The fire spread to the wing and eventually the no. 4 engine fell off.
A safe emergency landing was made at Mashhad, 24 minutes later. The plane continued to burn for another 16 minutes on the tarmac, before the flames were finally put out.


Soviet Transports
Photo of the fuselage stored at Mashad.

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