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Faisal altheyab

Crash in tehran

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This is the second recent crash of this aircraft. On 10 August 2014 one broke up and burst into flames on takeoff in Tehran, also with 48 passengers on board - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antonov_An-140 . Always sad to hear about the loss of life of so many. May they rest in peace.


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Er, Jim. Today is August 10, 2014...

 

Curiously, that news article referred to this turboprop aircraft as a "jet." This Ukrainian designed turboprop is assembled in Iran by HESA (Iran Aircraft Manufacturing Industrial Company). Three of the reported "engine failure" accidents were determined to be caused by a defective fuel control unit.

 

In any event, my sincere condolences and prayers are extended to all of those who lost loved ones in this tragedy.


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In any event, my sincere condolences and prayers are extended to all of those who lost loved ones in this tragedy.

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Er, Jim. Today is August 10, 2014

I'm retired and don't need to fool with dates B). Still, not sure what I was thinking :huh:. That was fast with Wiki getting the latest crash info posted.

 

Thanks Bill.

 

Best regards,

 


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