Date & Time: Feb 12, 2002 at 0755 LT
Type of aircraft:
Tupolev TU-154
Operator:
Registration:
EP-MBS
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Téhéran-Horramabad
MSN:
91A871
YOM:
1991
Flight number:
IRB956
Country:
Iran
Region:
Asia
Crew on board:
12
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
107
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
119
Aircraft flight hours:
12701
Aircraft flight cycles:
5516
Circumstances:

While descending to Horramabad in bad weather conditions, the aircraft hit a rocky mountain located 25 km from runway 11. All 119 occupants were killed. For unknow reasons, crew was descending at an unsafe altitude.