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Iran Air Tours Flight 956

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Passengers  107
Aircraft type  Tupolev Tu-154M
Date  12 February 2002
Total fatalities  119 (all)
Passenger count  107
Survivors  0
Registration  EP-MBS
Operator  Iran Air Tours
Survivor  0
Crew count  12
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Summary  Controlled flight into terrain, pilot error
Flight origin  Tehran-Mehrabad Airport Tehran, Iran
Similar  EAS Airlines Flight 4226, TAME Flight 120, 2002 Prestige Airlines B, 2002 Iran Antonov An‑140 cr, Laoag International Airlines Fl

Iran Air Tours Flight 956 was a Tupolev Tu-154M which crashed on 12 February 2002. All 12 crew and 107 passengers were killed in the crash. It remains the fifth-worst crash in Iranian aviation history. The aircraft was carrying four government officials. It crashed 230 miles (370 km) south-west of Tehran.

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Iran Air Tours Flight 956 Wikipedia


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