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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 160924
Last updated: 28 November 2020
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Date:23-SEP-2013
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas F-4E Phantom
Owner/operator:61st Tactical Fighter Sqn Iran Air Force
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:runway 31L Bushehr Air Base (OIBB) -   Iran
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:OIBB
Destination airport:Bushehr AB (OIBB)
Narrative:
An F-4E crashed in a hard landing accident at Bushehr's airport runway 31L. The pilot( Major Arash Rezaee) was killed during a failed ejection sequence, WSO (Captain Masoud Salimi-nejad) suffered spine fracture during the ejection. The cause of crash has been deemed as 'loss of hydraulic systems' before landing. Pilot did 3 turn arounds to correct the speed and attitude. Nose wheel broken on the 3rd landing attempt.

Sources:

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=373312156135806&set=a.101864006613957.2196.101833186617039&type=1
http://ganjjang.ir/forum/showthread.php?tid=695
https://theaviationist.com/2013/09/27/iriaf-f-4-crash/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Sep-2013 06:37 harro Added
25-Sep-2013 09:23 WinstonCN Updated [Aircraft type]
26-Sep-2013 10:41 Alpine Flight Updated [Location, Destination airport, Damage]
26-Sep-2013 19:37 Anon. Updated [Source]
07-Oct-2013 10:58 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
13-Oct-2013 08:04 WinstonCN Updated [Damage, Narrative]
07-Oct-2016 15:09 Anon. Updated [Departure airport]
20-Sep-2019 19:15 JF Updated [Operator, Source]
29-Jan-2020 08:24 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Operator]

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