Mahan Air

Mahan Air Flight Returns to Tehran

Sunday, January 15, 2017
By George Hatcher
Mahan Air Flight Returns to Tehran

Mahan Air flight W5-1053 had to return and make an emergency landing in Tehran, Iran, on January 12th. The Airbus A300-600 plane took off for Kerman, Iran, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew needed to shut down one of the engines. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained... »

Mahan Air Plane Over Runs Runway in Iran

Monday, June 20, 2016
By George Hatcher
Mahan Air Plane Over Runs Runway in Iran

Mahan Air flight WS-4525 over ran the end of runway at Kharg Airport, Bushehr, Iran, on June 19. The British Aerospace BAe-146-300 was flying from Ahwaz, Iran, at the time. The plane received substantial damage. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

Mahan Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Iran

Sunday, April 17, 2016
By George Hatcher
Mahan Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Iran

Mahan Air flight W5-1054 had to return and make an emergency landing in Kerman, Iran, on April 12th. The plane took off for Tehran, Iran, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported issues with the cabin pressure. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

Mahan Air Plane Skids Off Runway, Crashes into Concrete Barrier at Istanbul Airport

Saturday, December 26, 2015
By George Hatcher
Mahan Air Plane Skids Off Runway, Crashes into Concrete Barrier at Istanbul Airport

A Mahan Air plane crashed into a concrete barrier at Istanbul Atatürk Airport, Turkey, on December 24. The Airbus A310 plane, performing flight W5-112 from Tehran, Iran, skidded off the runway and crashed into a concrete barrier. There were 150 passengers aboard at the time; all of them were evacuated safely. The cause of... »

Mahan Airlines Jet Makes Emergency Landing after Engine Part Falls Off Mid-Air

Friday, October 16, 2015
By George Hatcher
Mahan Airlines Jet Makes Emergency Landing after Engine Part Falls Off Mid-Air

Mahan Airlines flight W5-1095 had to make an emergency landing at Mehrabad International Airport in Tehran, Iran, on October 15. The Boieng 747-300 took off for Bandar Abbas, Iran, but had to return immediately afterwards after a part of the right hand engine detached mid-air. The plane landed safely. All 426 people aboard remained... »

Mahan Air Rejects Takeoff

Tuesday, September 24, 2013
By George Hatcher

On September 23, 2013, a Mahan Air Boeing 747 en route from Kerman to Medinah aborted takeoff. Fourteen of the 419 aboard were injured. There were 25 crew aboard also. The flight was aborted after damage to the tires occurred. There is no indication if injuries occurred due to the emergency slides or if... »

Mahan Air Airbus emergency landing after AC issues

Sunday, March 11, 2012
By George Hatcher
Mahan Air Airbus emergency landing after AC issues

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Reza Hajari What: Mahan Air Airbus A300-B4 en route from Zahedan to Tehran Mehrabad (Iran), Where: Zahedan When: Mar 9th 2012 Why: THe flight was en route but the cabin did not pressurize. THe crew returned to Zahedan where they made a safe landing.... »

Passengers Get the Raw Deal in Kolkata

Wednesday, September 21, 2011
By George Hatcher
Passengers Get the Raw Deal in Kolkata

What: Mahan Air en route from Phuket to Tehran Where: Kolkata airport When: September 21, 2011 Who: 305 passengers (plus another 176 passengers from another flight) Why: Mahan Air ran out of gas in the wrong place and the wrong time. The IOC allows the airline a certain amount of credit, when they pay... »

Mahan Flight W5-613 Emergency Landing in Iran

Sunday, September 4, 2011
By George Hatcher
Mahan Flight  W5-613 Emergency Landing in Iran

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Shahram Sharifi What: Mahan Airbus A300-600 en route from Tehran to Mashad Where: Mashad When: Sep 4th 2011 Who: 230 passengers Why: The hard landing of Mahan flight W5-613 blew out the nose wheel tires, causing the flight to skid off the runway on... »

Airbus Engine Fire in Istanbul

Thursday, August 26, 2010
By George Hatcher
Airbus Engine Fire in Istanbul

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Tiyam What: Mahan Air Airbus A300-600 en route from Tehran to Dusseldorf Where: Ataturk Airport When: Aug 26th 2010 Who: 209 passengers and 18 crew Why: When the left engine caught on fire, the pilot diverted to Ataturk Airport where they made a safe... »

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