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: November 15.07.2009, XNUMX

  • 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 to the required level of 9700 m, the crew sent a fire message in the first engine. The climb at 8700 m stopped. The plane made a turn for 270 degrees three minutes before the disaster; Then began to decline rapidly with an average vertical speed of about 70 m / s. After 16 minutes from take-off, Tu-154M encountered a huge speed in the field in the field near the village of Giannabad about 120 km from the airport. Khomeini. The plane was completely destroyed when struck. A crater appeared at the crash site, the depth of which was about 10 m. The commission determined that the low-pressure compressor in the No. 1 engine had disintegrated, fragments that had damaged the fuselage and fuel lines, causing a rapidly spreading fire.

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