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Last updated: 28 September 2020
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Date:Monday 22 September 1980
Type:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-3J9C
Operator:Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force - IRIAF
Registration: 5-8302
C/n / msn: 20831/881
First flight: 1974
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Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Tehran-Mehrabad Airport (THR) (   Iran)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Military
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Destination airport:-
Narrative:
Destroyed in an air raid by Iraqi warplanes during the Iran - Iraq war.

Sources:
» From the archive, 23 September 1980: Open war as Iraq bombs Iran


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