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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 176479
Last updated: 11 October 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic A306 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A300B4-603
Owner/operator:Mahan Airlines
Registration: EP-MNI
MSN: 408
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 211
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Yerevan Airport (EVN/UDYZ) -   Armenia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:OIIE
Destination airport:Yerevan Airport (EVN/UDYZ)
Investigating agency: AAIB Iran
The aircraft collided with runway threshold lights during landing.
The threshold of RWY 09 was displaced to the aerodrome reference point by 1450m due to maintenance work in progress.

Main Cause:
The main cause of this incident was “Human Error” of the pilot to review required flight documents before flight to prepare condition of flight for the destination .

Contributive Factors:
- Human error of the dispatcher for enough crew briefing
- Lack of attention of the copilot to warn the pilot about displaced area


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: AAIB Iran
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 2 months
Download report: Final report


Photo of EP-MNI courtesy

Tehran - Mehrabad International (OIII / THR)
29 October 2019; (c) Dara Zarbaf

Revision history:

29-May-2015 19:09 harro Added
25-May-2020 08:03 KagurazakaHanayo Updated [Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
25-May-2020 08:03 harro Updated [Narrative, Accident report, ]
25-May-2020 08:08 harro Updated [Narrative, Accident report, ]

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