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Chronological Listing of Iranian
Civil Aircraft Losses

14th September 1950
Iran Air
DC-3 EP-AAG   Tehran 8   fatal    
3rd December 1950
Iran Air
DC-3  EP-AAJ   Qom 8  fatal    
25th December 1952
Iran Air
DC-3 EP-ACJ   Tehran 27 fatal    
30th June 1953
Iran Air
DC-3 EP-ACV   Tehran zero    
4th August 1961
Iran Air
DC-4 EP-ADK   Engine fire. Caspian Sea zero    
2nd January 1962
Iran Air
DC-3 EP-ABB   Kabul zero    
20th February 1962
Iran Air
DC-3 EP-AEI   Ahuaz      
10th October 1962 Govt?  F-27 EP-MRP     4 fatal    
4th May 1964
Iran Air
DC-3 EP-ADI   Isfahan      
21st January 1980
Iran Air
Boeing 727-86  # 291 flying from Mashhad to Tehran crashed on a mountainside in fog and snowstorm during approach 128 on board killed    

In the July following the loss of the Iran Air Boeing 727-86 in the Lashkarak Mountains, Narbeh S., who had spent several hours climbing to reach the location, recorded the wreck.


photos via Narbeh S.               

3rd July 1988
Iran Air
 A-300 Airbus Flight 655(IR655)   Shot down over the Persian Gulf by the U.S. warship Vincennes. Mistook target for attacking fighter 290 people on board killed    

The actual events of the shoot down remain a matter of bitter dispute and much speculation. What is certain that civilians and crew on board a passenger aircraft lost their lives.

DATE
Iran Air
??

CONFIRM ??

Fokker F-27 Friendship 400M     crashed on mountains of north east of Tehran

FURTHER DETAILS APPRECIATED

All survived - phoned for assistance on mobile phones    
26th April 1992
Iran Air
Fokker F-27 Friendship 400M     crashed near Saveh on flight to Tehran 39 killed    
                 
8th February 1993
Iran Air
Airliner Tu-154M EP-ITD   Civil aircraft  on a nonscheduled flight from Tehran-Mehrabad Airport to Khoram Dareh crashed into a military plane  that was on approach to the same airport near Tehran 132 on board killed    

IRIAF
Sukhoi Su-24          
killed killed  
12th October 1994
Aseman Airline
Fokker F-28     Crashed  near Natanz, 150 miles (240 km) south of Tehran on  flight from Isfahan to Tehran 66 aboard killed    
12th February 2002
Iran Air
[Iran Air Tours]
Tupolev
Tu-154M
EP-MBS   Aircraft hit high ground. Crashed  after taking off from Tehran en route to Khorramabad near the western city of Khorramabad in Sefid Kouh  mountains in west of Iran
Weather - rain, snow and dense fog at the time of the crash
119 people on board killed    
3rd July 1988
Iran Air
 A-300 Airbus Flight 655(IR655)   Shot down over the Persian Gulf by the U.S. warship Vincennes. Mistook target for attacking fighter 290 people on board killed    

The actual events of the shoot down remain a matter of bitter dispute and much speculation. What is certain that civilians and crew on board a passenger aircraft lost their lives.

DATE
Iran Air
??

CONFIRM ??

Fokker F-27 Friendship 400M     crashed on mountains of north east of Tehran

FURTHER DETAILS APPRECIATED

All survived - phoned for assistance on mobile phones    
26th April 1992
Iran Air
Fokker F-27 Friendship 400M     crashed near Saveh on flight to Tehran 39 killed    
                 
8th February 1993
Iran Air
Airliner Tu-154M EP-ITD   Civil aircraft  on a nonscheduled flight from Tehran-Mehrabad Airport to Khoram Dareh crashed into a military plane  that was on approach to the same airport near Tehran 132 on board killed    

IRIAF
Sukhoi Su-24          
killed killed  

27th June 2002


IRIAF

???

 

 

Nr Gulf coast, Iran

Ejected OK

 

 

Ejected OK

 

 

December 2002   Antonov 140
Commuter plane
   

 

 

Crashed in a mountainous area in poor weather conditions as it prepared to land in Ishfahan, about 200 miles (320 kilometers) south of Tehran in Iran
carrying aerospace experts. 46 in total killed    
10th February 2003
Kish airlines
Fokker-50     crashed during landing in Sharjah airport in the United Arab Emirates 40 of the 45 passengers and crew aboard killed    
1st September 2006
13:45 local

Iran Air Tours
Tupolev
Tu-154M
EP-MCF Bandar Abbas Caught fire and burst into flames on landing at Mashhad, Iran 28 of the 148 on board killed    
                 
                 

 

Acknowledgements

Narbeh S.

 

Thanks to Clive Turner for additional information on early Civil aviation losses of 1950s - 1960s
 in email 20th October 2007

 

 

 

 

page last updated
Saturday, 20 October 2007 12:13

 

Hi Mike
 
The following information might be useful?!
 
14/9/50     DC-3   Iranair   EP-AAG    Tehran  8   fatal
3/12/50     DC-3   Iranair   EP-AAJ     Qom     8  fatal
25/12/52   DC-3   Iranair   EP-ACJ     Tehran  27 fatal
30/06/53   DC-3   Iranair   EP-ACV    Tehran   zero
4/8/61      DC-4   Iranair   EP-ADK     Caspian Sea  (eng fire)  zero
2/1/62      DC-3   Iranair   EP-ABB     Kabul    zero
20/2/62    DC-3   Iranair   EP-AEI      Ahuaz    ??
10/10/62  F-27    Govt?   EP-MRP     ??        4 fatal
4/5/64     DC-3   Iranair   EP-ADI      Isfahan   ??
 
Regards
Clive Turner  

 

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