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Last updated: 19 January 2020
Statuts:Enquête Officielle
Date:dimanche 9 juin 1996
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic B722 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 727-286
Compagnie:Iran Air
Immatriculation: EP-IRU
Numéro de série: 21079/1131
Année de Fabrication: 1975-04-29 (21 years 2 months)
Heures de vol:38678
Moteurs: 3 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-15
Equipage:victimes: 4 / à bord: 7
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 0
Total:victimes: 4 / à bord: 7
Dégats de l'appareil: Perte Totale
Conséquences: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Lieu de l'accident:5 km (3.1 milles) W of Rasht Airport (RAS) (   Iran)
Phase de vol: A l'atterrissage (LDG)
Aéroport de départ:Tehran-Mehrabad Airport (THR/OIII), Iran
Aéroport de destination:Rasht Airport (RAS/OIGG), Iran
A Boeing 727-286 operated by Iran Air was destroyed in an accident during a training flight.
The aircraft took off from Tehran-Mehrabad Airport, Iran at 12:33 local time on a flight to Rasht Airport. After the 15th touch-and-go the aircraft landed on runway 09 with the undercarriage retracted. The aircraft slid about 2100 m before it became airborne again.
A fire developed in the rear fuselage as the aircraft circled the airport. The undercarriage was deployed manually and the flight was cleared for runway 09. The fire affected aircraft systems, causing the pilot to experience control difficulties.
The left hand wing contacted the ground after which the aircraft impacted a rice field. The airplane broke up, killing four of the seven crew members.

Probable Cause:

Causes of accident are as follows:
1) Sufficient attention has not been paid by flight crew to the gears up warning horn before landing on rwy.
2) F/C has not complied with reading landing check list.
3) Lack of cockpit resource management.
4) The PIC has forgotien to make gears down.
5) A/C body friction on rwy about 30 seconds and 2100 meters distance .
6) Continuous flight with no consideration to fire and smoke for 9:30
7) Subsequently a/c lost it's vital systems.

» Flight International 19-25 June 1996 (9)
» ICAO Adrep Summary 4/96 (#19)


photo of Boeing-727-286-EP-IRU
accident date: 09-06-1996
type: Boeing 727-286
registration: EP-IRU

Ce plan montre l'aéroport de départ ainsi que la supposée destination du vol. La ligne fixe reliant les deux aéroports n'est pas le plan de vol exact.
La distance entre Tehran-Mehrabad Airport et Rasht Airport est de 236 km (147 miles).

Les informations ci-dessus ne représentent pas l'opinion de la 'Flight Safety Foundation' ou de 'Aviation Safety Network' sur les causes de l'accident. Ces informations prélimimaires sont basées sur les faits tel qu'ils sont connus à ce jour.
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