Iran Aseman Airlines Flight 746

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Iran Aseman Airlines Flight 746
A Fokker F-28 similar to the accident aircraft
Occurrence summary
Date October 12, 1994
Summary Loss of engine power due to fuel contamination
Site Natanz, Iran
33°30′48″N 51°54′59″E / 33.51333°N 51.91639°E / 33.51333; 51.91639Coordinates: 33°30′48″N 51°54′59″E / 33.51333°N 51.91639°E / 33.51333; 51.91639
Passengers 59
Crew 7
Injuries (non-fatal) 0
Fatalities 66
Survivors 0
Aircraft type Fokker F28-1000
Operator Iran Asseman Airlines
Registration EP-PAV
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 IsfahanTehran route in Iran. The flight crashed near the town of Natanz on October 12, 1994, killing all the passengers and crew members.

Crash[edit]

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.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Iran Aseman Airlines Flight 746 – Accident description". aviation-safety.net. Retrieved December 6, 2011. 

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