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 they were a consequence of the rejected take-off. (We tend to assume that it is the crew who is most likely to be up and about during takeoff, and most likely injured; but emergency slide injuries of exiting passengers are common.)

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