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Fatal crashes in Iran and airlines blacklist

This information page lists the most recent fatal airline accidents in the subregion. Accidents with no fatalities are not listed. You will also find below an updated list of airlines subject to flight restrictions in certain countries.

Crashes in Iran
DateCrash locationAirline
Aircraft (reg. number)
 Passengers
 Fatalities aboard
 Killed on the ground
List updated regularly.
2020
8 Jan
Iran
Near Shahriah
Ukraine International Airlines
Boeing 737-8KV WL (UR-PSR )
 176
 176 /  0
2019
14 Jan
Iran
Karaj
Saha Air
Boeing 707-3J9C (EP-CPP)
 16
 15 /  0
2018
18 Feb
Iran
Kohangan village
Iran Aseman Airlines
ATR 72-212 (EP-ATS)
 66
 66 /  0
2014
10 Aug
Iran
Tehran
Sepahan Airlines
HESA Iran-140-100 (EP-GPA)
 48
 39 /  0
2011
9 Jan
Iran
Orumiyeh
Iran Air
Boeing B-727-286 (EP-IRP )
 105
 77 /  0
2009
24 Jul
Iran
Mashad
Aria Airlines
Ilyushin Il-62M (UP-16208)
 153
 16 /  0
2009
15 Jul
Iran
Near Qazvin
Caspian Airlines
Tupolev 154M (EP-CPG)
 168
 168 /  0
2009
15 Feb
Iran
Near Isfahan/Shahin Shahr-Hesa Air Base
HESA
HESA IrAn-140-100 (HESA90-04)
 5
 5 /  0
2006
27 Nov
Iran
Tehran
Military - Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps Air Force
Antonov 74T-200 (15-2255)
 38
 38 /  0
2006
1 Sep
Iran
Mahad
Iran Air Tours
Tupolev Tu-154M (EP-MCF)
 148
 29 /  0
2006
9 Jan
Iran
Near Orumiyeh
Military - Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps Air Force
Dassault Falcon 20 (15-2233)
 11
 11 /  0
2005
6 Dec
Iran
Tehran
Military - Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force
Lockheed C-130B Hercules (5-8512)
 94
 94 /  14
2005
20 Apr
Iran
Tehran
Saha Airline Services
Boeing B-707-3J9C (EP-SHE)
 169
 3 /  0
2003
25 Jun
Iran
Near Rudshour
Military - Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force
Lockheed C-130 Hercules (?)
 7
 7 /  0
2002
23 Dec
Iran
Near Isfanan
Aeromist-Kharkiv
Antonov AN-140 (UR-14003)
 44
 44 /  0
2002
12 Feb
Iran
Near Khorramabed
Iran Air Tours
Tupolev TU-154 (EP-MBS)
 117
 117 /  0
2001
17 May
Iran
Near Sari
Faraz Qeshm Airlines
Yakovlev YAK-40 (EP-TQP)
 30
 30 /  0
2000
2 Feb
Iran
Tehran
Military - Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force
Lockheed C-130 Hercules (?)
 8
 8 /  0
1997
13 Mar
Iran
Near Mashhad
Military - Iranian Air Force
Lockheed C-130HF (?)
 88
 88 /  0
1996
9 Jun
Iran
Rasht
Iran Air
Boeing 727-286 (EP-IRU)
 7
 7 /  0
1995
5 Jan
Iran
Isfahan
Military - Iranian Air Force
Lockheed 1329 Jetstar 8 (1003)
 12
 12 /  0
1994
12 Oct
Iran
Krakas Mountains
Iran Asseman Airlines
Fokker F-28 Fellowship 1000 (EP-PAV)
 66
 66 /  0
1994
17 Mar
Iran
Near Nag
Military - Iranian Air Force
Lockheed Hercules C-130 (5-8521)
 32
 32 /  0
1993
15 Nov
Iran
Near Kerman
Magistralnye Avialinii
Antonov AN-124 (RA-82071)
 17
 17 /  0
1993
8 Feb
Iran
Near Tehran
Iran Air Tours / Military - Iranian Air Force
Tupolev TU-154M / Sukhoi Su-24 (EP-ITD)
 133
 133 /  0
1992
26 Apr
Iran
Saveh
Saha Airline Services
Fokker F-27 Friendship 400M (5-8815)
 39
 39 /  0
1991
24 May
Iran
Bakhtaran
Metro Cargo
Ilyushin 76TD (LZ-INK)
 10
 4 /  0
1989
18 Jun
Iran
Zabol
Ariana Afghan Airlines
Antonov AN-26 (YA-BAK)
 39
 6 /  0
1988
3 Jul
Iran
Over the Persian Gulf
Iran Air
Airbus A300B2-203 (EP-IBU)
 290
 290 /  0
1986
2 Nov
Iran
Near Zahedan
Military - Iranian Air Force
Lockheed C-130 (?)
 103
 103 /  0
1986
15 Oct
Iran
Shiraz
Iran Air
Boeing 737-286 (EP-IRG)
 80
 3 /  0
1981
29 Sep
Iran
Tehran
Military - Iranian Air Force
Lockheed C-130H (5-158-8552)
 60
 60 /  20
1980
24 Apr
Iran
Posht-i-Badam
Military - U.S. Air Force
Lockheed EC-130E Hercules (62-1809)
 7
 5 /  0
1980
21 Jan
Iran
Elburz Mtns.
Iran Air
Boeing B-727-86 (EP-IRD)
 128
 128 /  0
1976
2 Aug
Iran
Near Tehran
Korean Airlines
Boeing 707-373 (HL7412)
 5
 5 /  0
1974
15 Mar
Iran
Tehran
Sterling Airways
Aerospatiale Caravelle 10B3 (OY-STK)
 96
 15 /  0
1974
28 Feb
Iran
Near Mehrabad
Military - Imperial Iranian Air Force
Lockheed C-130E Hercules (5-122)
 10
 10 /  0
1967
18 Apr
Iran
Zarand
Military - Imperial Iranian Air Force
Lockheed C-130E Hercules (5-107)
 23
 23 /  0
1967
17 Apr
Iran
Near Mamuniyeh
Military - Imperial Iranian Air Force
Lockheed C-130B (5-107)
 23
 23 /  0
1963
15 Mar
Iran
Near Karai
Middle East Airlines
Avro 685 York C1 (OD-ACZ)
 4
 4 /  0
1963
15 Mar
Iran
Near Karai
Middle East Airlines
Avro 685 York C1 (OD-ACZ)
 4
 4 /  0
1952
25 Dec
Iran
Tehran
Iran Air
Douglas DC-3 (EP-ACJ)
 29
 27 /  0
1951
23 Dec
Iran
Tehran
Misrair
SNCASE Languedoc (SU-AHH)
 22
 22 /  0
1950
1 Dec
Iran
Near Chamaran
Iran Air
Douglas DC-3 (EP-AAJ)
 8
 8 /  0
1950
14 Sep
Iran
Tehran
Iran Air
Douglas DC-3 (EP-AAG)
 8
 8 /  0
1947
16 Jul
Iran
Az-Zubair
British Overseas Airways
Avro 685 York (G-AGMR)
 6
 6 /  0
1946
4 Dec
Iran
Meshed
Aeroflot
Lisunov Li-2 (?)
 24
 24 /  0
Crashes in the region
DateCrash locationAirline
Aircraft (reg. number)
 Passengers
 Fatalities aboard
 Killed on the ground
List updated regularly.--- See all
2020
5 Feb
Turkey
Istanbul
Pegasus Airlines
Boeing 737-86J (TC-IZK)
 177
 3 /  0
2017
10 Mar
Turkey
Istanbul
Swan Aviation
Sikorsky S-76C (TC-HEZ)
 7
 7 /  0
2016
7 Dec
Pakistan
Near Havlien
Pakistan International Airlines
ATR-42-500 (AP-BHO)
 48
 48 /  0
2016
5 Aug
United Arab Emirates
Dubai
Emirates
Boeing 777-31H (A6-EMW)
 300
 0 /  1
2015
2 Oct
Afghanistan
Jalalabad
Military - U.S. Army
Lockheed C-130J Hercules (?)
 11
 11 /  2
2013
29 Apr
Afghanistan
Bagram Air Base
National Air Cargo
Boeing B-747-428BCF (N949CA)
 7
 7 /  0
2012
20 Apr
Pakistan
Islamabad
Bhoja Airlines
Boeing 737-236 (AP-BKC )
 127
 127 /  0
2012
16 Mar
Afghanistan
Kabul
Military - Turkish Army (NATO)
Sikorsky S-70A-28 (10981)
 12
 12 /  4
2011
6 Aug
Afghanistan
Tangi Valley
Military - U.S. Army
Boeing CH-47 Chinook (?)
 38
 38 /  0
2011
6 Jul
Afghanistan
Near Bagram Air Base
Silk Way Airlines
Ilyushin76TD (4K-AZ55)
 9
 9 /  0
2010
27 Nov
Pakistan
Karachi
Sun Way
Ilyushin Il-76TD (4L-GNI)
 8
 8 /  4
2010
5 Nov
Pakistan
Near Karachi
JS Air
Beechcraft 1900C-1 (AP-BJD)
 21
 21 /  0
2010
12 Oct
Afghanistan
Near Kabul
National Air Cargo
Lockheed L-100 Hercules (5X-TUC)
 8
 8 /  0
2010
21 Sep
Afghanistan
Chopan district
International Security Assistance Force
Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk (93-26517)
 13
 10 /  0
2010
3 Sep
United Arab Emirates
Dubai
United Parcel Service- UPS
Boeing B747-44AF (N571UP)
 2
 2 /  0
2010
28 Jul
Pakistan
Islamabad
Airblue
Airbus A321-231 (AP-BJB)
 152
 152 /  0
2010
17 May
Afghanistan
Salang pass
Pamir Airlines
Antonv An-24B (YA-PIS)
 44
 44 /  0
2009
21 Oct
United Arab Emirates
Sharjah
Azzi
Boeing 707-330C (ST-AKW)
 6
 6 /  0
2009
19 Jul
Afghanistan
Kandahar Airport
Vertical-T Air
Mil Mi-8 (?)
 21
 16 /  0
2009
3 Jul
Pakistan
Near
Military - Pakistan Army
Mil Mi-17 (?)
 26
 26 /  0
2009
15 Jan
Afghanistan
Adraskan district
Afghan Army
Mil Mi-17 (?)
 13
 13 /  0
2008
13 Nov
Iraq
Fallujah
Falcon Aviation Group
Antonov An-12 (S9-SAO)
 7
 7 /  0
2008
3 Sep
United Arab Emirates
Off Dubai
Aerogulf
Bell 212 (A6-AVL)
 7
 7 /  0
2007
30 Nov
Turkey
Near Isparta
Atlasjet Airlines
McDonnell Douglas MD-83 (TC-AKM)
 57
 57 /  0
2007
22 Aug
Iraq
Near Kirkuk
Military - U.S. Army
UH-60 Blackhawk helilcopter (?)
 14
 14 /  0
2007
20 Jan
Iraq
Near Baghdad
Military - US Army
Sikorsky UH-60L Black Hawk (?)
 12
 12 /  0
2007
9 Jan
Iraq
Near Balad Air Base
Moldovan Aeriantur-M Air Cargo
Antonov 26B-100 (ER-26068)
 35
 34 /  0
2006
2 Sep
Afghanistan
Near Kandahar
Military - Royal Air Force
British Aerospace Nimrod MR-2 (XV-230)
 14
 14 /  0
2006
27 Jul
Afghanistan
Afghanistan
Afghan Army
Mil Mi-8 (?)
 16
 16 /  0
2006
10 Jul
Pakistan
Multan
Pakistan International Airlines
Fokker F-27 Friendship 200 (AP-BAL)
 45
 45 /  0
2006
24 Apr
Afghanistan
Lashkar Gah
U.S. Government (leased)
Antonov AN-32B (ZS-PDV)
 16
 2 /  3
2006
7 Jan
Iraq
Near Tal Afar
Military - US Army
UH-60L Black Hawk (91-26346)
 12
 12 /  0
2005
23 Dec
Azerbaijan
Nardaran
Azerbaijan Airlines
Antonov AN-140-100 (4K-AZ48)
 23
 23 /  0
2005
21 Apr
Iraq
Near Baghdad
Military - Bulgarian
Mil Mi-8 (?)
 11
 11 /  0
2005
3 Feb
Pakistan
Near Peshawar
Kam Air
Boeing B-737-200 (EX-037)
 104
 104 /  0
2005
30 Jan
Iraq
Near Al Taji
Military - Royal Air Force
Lockheed Hercules C.1 (XV179)
 10
 10 /  0
2005
26 Jan
Iraq
Rutbah
Military - U.S. Marines
CH53E Sea Stallion (164536)
 31
 31 /  0
2004
11 Dec
Saudi Arabia
Near Jeddah
Airline Transport
Ilyushin II-76TD (ER-IBW)
 7
 1 /  0
2004
27 Nov
Afghanistan
Near Bagram
Presidental Airways Inc. - Air Taxi
CASA 212-CC (N960BW)
 6
 6 /  0
2004
4 Mar
Azerbaijan
Bakou
Azov Avia Airlines
Ilyushin II-76 (UR-ZVA)
 7
 3 /  0
2004
10 Feb
United Arab Emirates
Sharjah
Kish Airlines
Fokker F-50 (EP-LCA)
 46
 43 /  0
2003
15 Nov
Iraq
Mosul
Military - U.S. Army
UH-60 Black Hawk / UH-60 Black Hawk (? / ?)
 22
 17 /  0
2003
2 Nov
Iraq
Near Hasi
Military - U.S. Army
CH-47 Chinook (?)
 36
 15 /  0
2003
26 May
Turkey
Near Macka
Ukranian-Mediterranean Airlines
Yakovlev 42D (UR-42352)
 75
 75 /  0
2003
20 Feb
Pakistan
Near Kohat
Military - Pakistan Air Force
Fokker F-27 Friendship 200 (10254)
 17
 17 /  0
2003
8 Jan
Turkey
Diyarbakir
Turkish Airlines (THY)
BAe Avro RJ-100 (TC-THG)
 80
 75 /  0
2002
12 Jun
Afghanistan
Near Gardez
Military - U.S. Air Force
Lockheed MC-130H Hercules (84-0475)
 10
 3 /  0
2002
9 Jan
Pakistan
Shamsi AFB
Military - U.S. Air Force
Lockheed Hercules KC-130R (160021)
 7
 7 /  0
2001
16 May
Turkey
Malatya
Military - Turkish Air Force
CASA CN-235M-10 (?)
 34
 34 /  0
2001
15 Mar
Saudi Arabia
Medina
Vnukovo Airlines
Tupolev 154M (RA-85619)
 174
 3 /  0
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