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Status: Information is only available from news or social media reports
Date:Wednesday 5 January 2022
Time:17:07
Type:Silhouette image of generic B734 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-4H6
Operator:Caspian Airlines
Registration: EP-CAP
MSN: 26466/2372
First flight: 1992-09-18 (29 years 4 months)
Engines: 2 CFMI CFM56-3C1
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 116
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Isfahan-Shahid Beheshti Airport (IFN) (   Iran)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Mashhad Airport (MHD/OIMM), Iran
Destination airport:Isfahan-Shahid Beheshti Airport (IFN/OIFM), Iran
Flightnumber:RV6904
Narrative:
Caspian Airlines flight 6904, a Boeing 737-4H6, sustained substantial damage when the left-hand main gear collapsed on landing at Isfahan-Shahid Beheshti Airport (IFN/OIFM), Iran. Five passengers were injured as a result of the evacuation.

Preliminary information indicates the aircraft landed but suffered the collapse of the left-hand main gear almost immediately after touch down. The aircraft veered right and came to a stop on the side of the runway.

Classification:
Landing gear collapse
Runway mishap

METAR Weather report:
UTC / local time:
OIFM 051330Z 32010KT 9999 SCT040 06/M06 Q1016 A3001=

UTC / local time:
OIFM 051400Z 32010KT 9999 SCT040 06/M06 Q1016 A3002=


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Distance from Mashhad Airport to Isfahan-Shahid Beheshti Airport as the crow flies is 806 km (504 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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