Iran Air Boeing Crashes in Terman village
What: Iran Air Boeing 727-200 en route from Tehran Mehrabad to Uromiyeh
Where: Uromiyeh Iran
When: Jan 9th 2011 7:45pm
Who: 94 passengers and 12 crew (alternately reported as 93 passengers and 11 crew)
Why: The weather was foggy and it was snowing. While on final approach to Urmia Airport runway 21 the crew had to perform a go-around, but five miles from the airport struck the mountainous area of Terman village.
The Deputy Minister of Roads and Transportation reported this as a crash during a forced landing outside the airport.
The impact shattered the plane. 33 were rescued by emergency responders and hospitalized. 73 bodies were recovered, including all 12 crew members. There are 77 confirmed dead (currently), 42 of whom have been identified.