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The crash of the Tu-154M in Iran. 2009
The crash of the Tu-154M in Iran. 2009

The crash of the Tu-154M a / "Caspian Airlines" in Iran

  • Date of the crash: 15.07.2009 of

  • Country of the crash: Iran

  • Location of the crash: Qazvin province, near the n / Jannatabad

  • aircraft Brand: Tu-154M

  • Registration of aircraft: EPCPG

  • Name of air carrier: Caspian Airlines

  • Flight: RV-7908

Chronology of events:

During the climb up to the required tier 9700 m the crew sent a message about a fire in the engine first. Climb on 8700 m stopped. The aircraft in three minutes before the crash made a U-turn on 270 degrees; then began to decline rapidly with an average vertical speed approximately 70 m / s. Spustya16 minutes from takeoff Tu-154M at high speed collided with the ground in a field near the village of Jannatabad about 120 km from the Airport. Khomeini. Aircraft impact was completely destroyed. At the crash site there was a crater with a depth of approximately 10 m. The Commission found that the destruction has passed the low pressure compressor in the engine №1, scattered debris that damaged the fuselage and fuel, causing fire spreads quickly.

The crash of the Tu-154M in Iran. 2009

Data on victims:

  • Total on board were people 168: 15 153 crew members and passengers. Total killed 168 people: crew 15, 153 passengers.

Details of the crash:

  • Phase of flight: cruising in level flight

  • Identified causes of the crash: an investigation

Data on the plane:

  • Brand aircraft Tu-154M

  • Aircraft ID: EPCPG

  • The country in which the registered aircraft: Iran

  • Date of manufacture of the aircraft: 1987

  • Serial number of the aircraft :: 87A748

Flight data:

  • Flight: RV-7908

  • Tour type: Regular passenger

  • Aviation Company: Caspian Airlines

  • The country in which the company was registered aircraft: Iran

  • Flying from: Tehran

  • I flew to: Yerevan (Zvartnots)

  • Original Location: Tehran

  • A final point: Yerevan (Zvartnots)

  • The crash of the Tu-154M in Iran. 2009


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