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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 82584
Last updated: 4 October 2020
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Time:12:45 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic F4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom
Owner/operator:Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF)
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sea of Oman, off Konarak, Sistan-Baluchestan -   Iran
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
The US-built F-4 Phantom fighter-bomber jet went down into the Sea of Oman while on a maneuver near the city of Konarak in southeastern Iranian province of Sistan-Baluchestan at 12:45 p.m.(0915 GMT) Monday.

IRNA news agency reported that the jet, belonging to the army air force, crashed into the sea near the port of Konarak during a training flight, and "both pilots ... were martyred,"

The crew were later named as Maj. Ali Asghar Afarin Shahriya (Instructor Pilot) and capt. Reza Saadeghi Mehr (co Pilot): both failed to eject and were killed.

Sources: [Scramble 344]

Revision history:

14-Nov-2010 11:55 ASN archive Added
17-Nov-2011 18:40 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]
18-Nov-2011 05:21 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
18-Nov-2011 05:23 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
24-Nov-2011 16:49 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Source]
07-Oct-2016 15:09 Anon. Updated [Narrative]

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