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Date:Thursday 5 January 1995
Time:ca 20:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic L29B model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-1329-25 JetStar II
Operator:Imperial Iranian Air Force - IIAF
Registration: 1003
MSN: 5203
First flight:
Engines: 4 Garrett TFE731
Crew:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Total:Fatalities: 12 / Occupants: 12
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Isfahan-Shahid Beheshti Airport (IFN) (   Iran)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Departure airport:Isfahan-Shahid Beheshti Airport (IFN/OIFM), Iran
Destination airport:Tehran-Mehrabad Airport (THR/OIII), Iran
The JetStar operated on a flight from Kish Island to Tehran via Isfahan. The flight departed Isfahan at 20:40 following a two-hour stopover. At an altitude of 2,000 feet the pilot noticed a sharp drop in cabin pressure and made preparations for an emergency landing back at Isfahan. The airplane crashed, killing all aboard, including Air Force Commander General Mansour Sattari.

» Iran National News Desk


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Distance from Isfahan-Shahid Beheshti Airport to Tehran-Mehrabad Airport as the crow flies is 328 km (205 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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