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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 »

Flydubai Plane Continues for Safe Landing in Iran after Flaps Problem

Thursday, March 31, 2016
By George Hatcher
Flydubai Plane Continues for Safe Landing in Iran after Flaps Problem

Flydubai flight FZ-251 continued for a safe landing at Mashhad International Airport, Mashhad, Iran, on March 29. The Boeing 737-800, flying from Dubai, UAE to Mashhad, was on approach to runway when the crew was unable to extend the flaps, prompting the plane to hold mid-air and use alternate flaps for landing. The plane... »

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... »

Fokker 100 Makes Emergency Landing at Zahedan Airport, Iran

Sunday, May 11, 2014
By George Hatcher

An Iranian jet en-route from the northeastern city of Mashhad to Southeastern City of Zahedan, made an emergency landing at Zahedan airport on May 10, due to landing gear malfunction. The Fokker 100 plane was carrying 135 passengers at the time of incident, nine of whom suffered minor injuries. Reza Arbabi, a spokesperson of... »

Iran Dassault Crash

Monday, March 3, 2014
By George Hatcher

On March 3 2014 a Dassault Falcon 20E operated by Iran Civil Aviation Organization was lost 2.5 miles E of Kish Island on what is described as “a calibration flight to test navigation equipment.” The four crew aboard the plane died in the crash. The Dassault Falcon 20 is a French jet built by... »

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... »

Qatar Emergency Landing

Friday, February 22, 2013
By George Hatcher

On Feb 20, a Qatar Airways Airbus A321-231 was en route from Doha to Zagreb with 158 passengers aboard when the plane developed a technical problem. The pilots diverted to Tehran where they made a safe landing. Emergency services were on standby. They arrived at around 10 a.m. local time An alternative flight was... »

Pia Emergency Landing in Iran

Friday, January 4, 2013
By George Hatcher

On January 4, 2013, a Pia Airbus A310-324 en route from Kuwait to Lahore with 198 passengers aboard diverted to Kerman Airport, Iran. The plane was en route when it developed a hydraulics problem and diverted to Kerman Airport, according to http://www.aerocenter.ir/forum/thread22299.html#post104898 The flight left Kerman Airport and flew to Karachi where they made... »

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.... »

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... »

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