Iran Aseman Airlines Flight 746
A Fokker F-28 similar to the accident aircraft
|Date||October 12, 1994|
|Summary||Loss of engine power due to fuel contamination|
|Aircraft type||Fokker F28-1000|
|Operator||Iran Asseman Airlines|
|Flight origin||Isfahan International Airport, Iran|
|Destination||Mehrabad Airport, Iran|
Iran Aseman Airlines Flight 746 was a Fokker F-28 flight of Iran Asseman Airlines operating on the Isfahan–Tehran route in Iran. The flight crashed near the town of Natanz on October 12, 1994, killing all the passengers and crew members.
On October 12, 1994, the flight took off from the Isfahan International Airport destination to Mehrabad Airport with 59 passengers and seven crew on board. About 35 minutes after take off, both engines lost power and shut down due to contaminated fuel. The aircraft went into a uncontrolled descent; and 47 seconds later Flight 746 crashed into the side of a mountain and exploded. The wreckage was found over an area of 300 sq. meters near the town of Natanz. All 66 passengers and crew died in the crash.
- "Iran Aseman Airlines Flight 746 – Accident description". aviation-safety.net. Retrieved December 6, 2011.