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Iranian Military Plane Crash

Mon Nov 27, 2006 9:40 pm

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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RE: Iranian Military Plane Crash

Mon Nov 27, 2006 9:50 pm

Hey 7of9,

there's already a discussion about it. Cheers.

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RE: Iranian Military Plane Crash

Tue Nov 28, 2006 12:17 am

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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RE: Iranian Military Plane Crash

Tue Nov 28, 2006 12:22 am

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!
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RE: Iranian Military Plane Crash

Tue Nov 28, 2006 12:27 am

FoxNews reported there was a possible engine failure. But, that has not been confirmed.
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RE: Iranian Military Plane Crash

Wed Nov 29, 2006 10:16 am

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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