Iran Air Tours Flight 956
An Iran Air Tupolev Tu-154M similar to the aircraft involved in the incident.
|Date||12 February 2002|
|Summary||Controlled flight into terrain, pilot error|
|Aircraft type||Tupolev Tu-154M|
|Operator||Iran Air Tours|
|Flight origin||Tehran-Mehrabad Airport Tehran, Iran|
|Destination||Khorramabad Airport, Khorramabad, Iran|
Iran Air Tours Flight 956 was a Tupolev Tu-154M which crashed 230 miles (370 km) south-west of Tehran on 12 February 2002. During a non precision approach to runway 11, the airliner impacted the Kuh-e Sefid Mountain at an altitude 9,100 feet, three nautical miles left of the runway centerline. All 12 crew and 107 passengers were killed in the crash. The aircraft was carrying four government officials.
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