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Iranian Military Plane Crash  
User currently offline7of9 From United States of America, joined Aug 2004, 54 posts, RR: 0
Posted (9 years 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 4488 times:

The death toll in an Iranian military aircraft Antonov-74 crash at Tehran's airport early Monday 11/27/2006 had increased to 39, including 30 members of Iran's Revolutionary Guards, police source said.
The plane crashed at the end of the runway, at 7:12 local time (0342 GMT) and burst into flames," he said.
From a report of the official IRNA news agency, a Revolutionary Guards source said the plane caught fire in one of its engines immediately after leaving the runway.

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User currently offlineMagyarorszag From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (9 years 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 4481 times:

Hey 7of9,

there's already a discussion about it. Cheers.


User currently offlineN1120A From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 28529 posts, RR: 74
Reply 2, posted (9 years 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 4391 times:

Quoting Magyarorszag (Reply 1):
Hey 7of9,

there's already a discussion about it. Cheers.

Not anymore. I am guessing that one got less than civil

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User currently offlineLurch From United States of America, joined Jul 2008, 0 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (9 years 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 4380 times:

Wellit is a Military machine any way as its an AN-74 as I just got an E-mail on the Crash giving loads of Info.

Date:27 NOV 2006
Type:Antonov 74T-200
Operator:Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps Air Force - IRGCAF
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 30 / Occupants: 30
Total:Fatalities: 36 / Occupants: 36
Airplane damage:Written off
Location:Tehran-Mehrabad Airport (Iran)
Departure airport:Tehran-Mehrabad Airport (THR/OIII), Iran
Destination airport:Shiraz Airport (SYZ/OISS), Iran
Crashed on take-off from runway 29R.

Reuters, IRNA

Ouch Crashed on Take-off!

User currently offlineKC135TopBoom From United States of America, joined Jan 2005, 12319 posts, RR: 51
Reply 4, posted (9 years 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 4368 times:

FoxNews reported there was a possible engine failure. But, that has not been confirmed.

User currently offlineKHI747 From United States of America, joined Oct 2000, 1620 posts, RR: 1
Reply 5, posted (9 years 4 days 5 hours ago) and read 4182 times:

This is real sad.Any further information on this so far.I must say that the Antonov 74 is quite a unique looking a/c,just did a search on it to understand the plane a little bit better.

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