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

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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.
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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