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Boeing 747SP-86 - Iran Air
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Its brother EP-IAC in Jan 15, 2004, as flight IR800 from Beijing to Tokyo. The captain reported "hydraulic failure" several minutes after takeoff and requested emergency landing. On 9:00BJT, it made an emergency landing on Rwy 36R, with nose gear retracted. The aircraft scratched the runway for about 300 meters before full-stop. It's lucky that no one injured in the incident .The runway closed for nearly 5 hours .
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