Hard landing Accident McDonnell Douglas F-4E Phantom , 23 Sep 2013
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 160924
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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
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:runway 31L Bushehr Air Base (OIBB) -   Iran
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:OIBB
Destination airport:Bushehr AB (OIBB)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
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.



Revision history:

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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