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Iran Air Plane Returns to Iran due to Unusual Odor

Sunday, May 28, 2017
By George Hatcher
Iran Air Plane Returns to Iran due to Unusual Odor

Iran Air flight IR-721 had to return and make an emergency landing at Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport, Robat Karim, Iran, on May 27th. The Airbus A300-600 flying to Frankfurt, Germany, had to return due to an unusual odor aboard. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. The airline arranged a replacement plane... »

Iran Air Flight Returns to Tehran due to Engine Problem

Wednesday, November 16, 2016
By George Hatcher
Iran Air Flight Returns to Tehran due to Engine Problem

Iran Air flight IR-3417 made an emergency landing at Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport, Iran, on November 12th. The plane took off for Najaf, Iraq, but had to turn back due to an engine problem. The plane landed back safely. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Iran Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Isfahan

Wednesday, August 10, 2016
By George Hatcher
Iran Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Isfahan

Iran Air flight IR-406 made an emergency landing in Isfahan, Iran, on August 8th. The plane heading from Bushehr to Tehran, Iran, was diverted after the crew needed to shut down its right hand engine. The plane landed safely. All 236 people aboard remained unhurt. The airline arranged a replacement plane for the passengers.... »

Iran Air Flight Diverts to Istanbul Ataturk Airport

Friday, July 15, 2016
By George Hatcher
Iran Air Flight Diverts to Istanbul Ataturk Airport

Iran Air flight IR-712 had to make an emergency landing at Istanbul Atatürk Airport, Turkey, on July 13th. The plane en-route from Vienna, Austria, to Tehran, Iran had to be diverted after the crew reported failure of APU. The plane landed uneventfully. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

Iran Air Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Vienna

Friday, July 15, 2016
By George Hatcher
Iran Air Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Vienna

Iran Air flight IR-712 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Vienna, Austria, on July 13th. The plane heading from Stockholm, Sweden, to Tehran, Iran was diverted after one of the integrated drive electrical generators (IDG) stopped working. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Plane Lands Safely at Bandar Abbas International Airport with Blown Up Tire

Thursday, October 30, 2014
By George Hatcher
Plane Lands Safely at Bandar Abbas International Airport with Blown Up Tire

One of the tires of an Iranian passenger plane blew up while it was attempting to land at Bandar Abbas International Airport, Iran, on October 29. The authorities confirmed the incident saying that the emergency services were called at the scene immediately and all necessary measures were taken to prevent a catastrophe. None of... »

Iran Air Fokker Tires Blow in Mashad

Friday, January 13, 2012
By George Hatcher
Iran Air Fokker Tires Blow in Mashad

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Shahram Sharifi What: Iran Air Fokker 100 en route from Dammam Saudi Arabia to Mashad Iran Where: Mashad When: Jan 13th 2012 Why: On landing in Mashad, the tires blew, leaving the plane disabled in the runway for an hour. No indication if the... »

Iran Air Sans Nose Gear

Thursday, October 20, 2011
By George Hatcher
Iran Air Sans Nose Gear

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Aleksey Lisitsyn What: Iran Air Boeing 727-200 en route from Moscow Sheremetyevo (Russia) to Tehran Imam Khomeini Where: Tehran When: Oct 18th 2011 Who: 94 passengers and 19 crew Why: On approach to Imam Khomeini Airport, the crew aborted the approach due to a... »

Iran Air Boeing Crashes in Terman village

Monday, January 10, 2011
By George Hatcher
Iran Air Boeing Crashes in Terman village

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Shary 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.... »

Iran Air Engine Fire Aborts Takeoff

Thursday, October 14, 2010
By George Hatcher
Iran Air Engine Fire Aborts Takeoff

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Florian Kondziela What: Iran Air Airbus A300-600 en route from Frankfurt to Tehran Where: Vienna When: Oct 13th 2010 Who: 215 aboard Why: The flight had diverted to Vienna for fuel, and was taking off when an indicator alerted for a fire in the... »

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