Iran Aseman Airlines Flight 746

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Iran Aseman Airlines Flight 746
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A Fokker F-28 similar to the accident aircraft
Accident
DateOctober 12, 1994
SummaryLoss of engine power due to fuel contamination
SiteNatanz, 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
Aircraft
Aircraft typeFokker F28-1000
OperatorIran Aseman Airlines
RegistrationEP-PAV
Flight originIsfahan International Airport, Iran
DestinationMehrabad International Airport, Iran
Passengers59
Crew7
Fatalities66
Survivors0

Iran Aseman Airlines Flight 746 was a Fokker F-28 flight of Iran Aseman 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 International 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 an 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 59 passengers and 7 crew died in the crash.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ranter, Harro. "Iran Aseman Airlines Flight 746 – Accident description". aviation-safety.net. Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved December 6, 2011.
  2. ^ "Accident details". www.planecrashinfo.com. Retrieved 2019-10-27.

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