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Last updated: 17 September 2019
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Date:Wednesday 20 February 2002
Type:Silhouette image of generic T154 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Tupolev Tu-154M
Operator:Kish Air
Registration: EP-LBX
C/n / msn: 87A-763
First flight: 1987
Engines: 3 Soloviev D-30KU-154-II
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Mashhad Airport (MHD) (   Iran)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Mashhad Airport (MHD/OIMM), Iran
Narrative:
The Tupolev sustained substantial damage during a heavy landing at Mashhad. The airplane was ferried to Moscow-Vnukovo for damage assessment. While being towed at Vnukovo, the nose gear collapsed. It was decided to write off the plane and use it for spares.

Classification:
Heavy landing
Runway mishap

Sources:
» Scramble 293


Photos

photo of Tupolev-Tu-154M-RA-85634
accident date: 20-02-2002
type: Tupolev Tu-154M
registration: RA-85634
 
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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