- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: January 21, 1980
Time: 19:10
Location: Elburz Mtns., near Tehran, Iran
Operator: Iran Air
Flight #: ?
Route: Babol Sar - Tehran
AC Type: Boeing B-727-86
Registration: EP-IRD
cn / ln: 19817/537
Aboard: 128   (passengers:120  crew:8)
Fatalities: 128   (passengers:120  crew:8)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft crashed into a mountain during a landing attempt in fog and snow. Inoperative ground radar, inoperative ILS. The aircraft was named "Shiraz."
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