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Last updated: 9 August 2020
Datum:Montag 3 August 2009
Zeit:ca 10:00
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-3J9C
Fluggesellschaft:Saha Air
Kennzeichen: EP-SHK
Werknummer: 21128/917
Baujahr: 1976
Triebwerk: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3B
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 174
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Repaired
Unfallort:Ahwaz Airport (AWZ) (   Iran)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Ahwaz Airport (AWZ/OIAW), Iran
Flug nach:Tehran-Mehrabad Airport (THR/OIII), Iran
Flugnummer: 124
Returned to Ahwaz for an emergency landing following a reported uncontained No.2 engine failure.

» Boeing makes emergency landing in south Iran (Press TV)


photo of Boeing-707-3J9C-EP-SHK
accident date: 03-08-2009
type: Boeing 707-3J9C
registration: EP-SHK

Aircraft history
date registration operator remarks
19 Nov. 1976 5-8312 Boeing first flight
Nov. 1976 5-8312 Imperial Iranian Air Force delivered
Feb 1979 5-8312 Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force - IRIAF
27 Feb 2000 EP-SHK Saha Air
3 August 2009 EP-SHK Saha Air damaged in uncontained engine failure near Ahwaz, Iran
Dec. 2015 5-8312 Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force - IRIAF
May 2016 EP-CPP Saha Air

This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Ahwaz Airport to Tehran-Mehrabad Airport as the crow flies is 535 km (334 miles).

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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