Iran Air

Iran Air Monday January 21, 1980
The aircraft crashed into a mountain during a landing attempt in fog and snow. Inoperative ground radar, inoperative ILS. The aircraft was named "Shiraz."

Crash Details

DateMonday January 21, 1980
LocationElburz Mtns., near Tehran, Iran
Passengers120
Crew8
Fatalities128
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeBoeing B-727-86
OperatorIran Air
RegistrationEP-IRD
Flight OriginBabol Sar
Flight Destination Tehran
Elburz Mtns., near Tehran, Iran
Iran Air
Boeing B-727-86
1980