C-130 Aircraft Database

C-130 Accidents & Mishaps for the Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force




Found 10 aircraft, displaying 1-10 [Sorted by Date]
Date Status Local S/N Aircraft AF/Unit Version Info Details
18 Apr 1967 [w/o] 5-107 65-10688 IRIAF 5 ATS C-130E Details
Crashed after inflight strike by lightning. All 23 onboard were killed. Also reported as occuring in this date in 1964, but that could not be correct as that date would be before the FY the aircraft was produced.
07 Apr 1969 [w/o] 5-112 66-4313 IRIAF 5 ATS C-130E Details
Crashed while simulating two engines out at Shiraz, Iran.
28 Feb 1974 [w/o] 5-122 71-0219 IRIAF 5 ATS C-130E Details
Flew into a mountain near Mehrabad, Iran.
06 Dec 2005 [w/o] 5-8519 71-0222 IRIAF 5 ATS C-130E Details
Crashed into apartment building in Tehran, Iran. Terrible loss of life with 84 passengers, ten crew and ten on the ground.
19 Jun 1979 [w/o] 5-8520 71-0223 C-130E Details
Crashed near Shiraz, Iran.
17 Mar 1994 [w/o] 5-8521 IRIAF 5 ATS C-130H Details
Shot down three kilometers north of Stepanakert, Armenia. Aircraft was returning to Tehran from Moscow, Russia. All on board died including 19 women and children.
19 Sep 1978 [w/o] 5-8532 IRIAF 5 ATS C-130H Details
Wrecked on landing during 3-engine go-around at Doshan Tappah AB, Iran.
21 Dec 1976 [w/o] 5-8536 IRIAF 5 ATS C-130H Details
Crashed on approach in bad weather at Shiraz, Iran.
29 Sep 1981 [w/o] 5-8552 IRIAF 5 ATS C-130H Details
Crashed near Kahrisak, Iran killing all 80 on board including the Minister of Defence.
04 Oct 2015 [act] 5-8527 IRIAF 5 ATS C-130H Details
While parked, left wing was struck by the wing of a Zagros Airlines Airbus A320 at Tehran-Mehrabad Airport, Iran. Easily repaired.



Abbreviations and symbols:
[act] Active [i/a] Instructional Airframe [sto] Stored (e.g. at AMARG)
[cld] Cancelled Order [msh] Involved in Mishap [w/o] Write-off
[con] Converted [o/o] On Order
[des] Destroyed (drone) [pre] Preserved (museum, gateguard) T/V LM Aero Type/Version (Construction) number
[emb] Embargoed [scr] Scrapped Photo Available



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