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Hull-loss description
Last updated: 10 December 2017
Status:Preliminary
Date:Wednesday 2 February 2000
Type:Silhouette image of generic A30B model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A300B2-203
Operator:Iran Air
Registration: EP-IBR
C/n / msn: 061
First flight: 1979-12-21 (20 years 2 months)
Total airframe hrs:33700
Cycles:28100
Engines: 2 General Electric CF6-50C2
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Ground casualties:Fatalities: 8
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Tehran-Mehrabad Airport (THR) (   Iran)
Phase: Pushback / towing (PBT)
Nature:-
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
The crew of a Lockheed C-130 Hercules transport plane operated by Iranian Air Force lost directional control during takeoff from runway 29R at Tehran-Mehrabad Airport (THR), Iran.
The aircraft impacted a Iran Air Airbus A300B2-203 (EP-IBR) which was being towed to a hangar. Both aircraft were destroyed by fire.

Classification:
Runway incursion

Sources:
» Tommy Maurer


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Aircraft history
date registration operator remarks
21 DEC 1979 F-WZEK Airbus first flight
17 MAR 1980 EP-IBR Iran Air

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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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