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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 20529
Last updated: 12 February 2021
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Date:01-JUL-1958
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic CNBR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
English Electric Canberra B.2
Owner/operator:73 Squadron Royal Air Force (73 Sqn RAF)
Registration: WD989
C/n / msn: 71062
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mehrabad Air Base, near Tehran -   Iran
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Mehrabad, Tehran, Iran (THR/OIII)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off 1/7/1958: Engine lost power on take-off, abandoned take-off and damaged beyond repair after swung off the runway at Mehrabad Air Base, near Tehran, Iran (THE/OIII, at co ordinates 3541'21" North 5118'48.30" East)

Sources:

Air Britain RAF Aircraft WA100 - WZ999
http://www.ukserials.com/prodlists.php?type=989
https://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/iran/mehrabad.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mehrabad_Airport#History
http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1958.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Jun-2008 16:57 JINX Added
03-Apr-2013 22:31 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
05-Apr-2013 14:43 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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