Date: July 15, 2009
Time: 11:33
Location: Near Qazvin, Iran
Operator: Caspian Airlines
Flight #: RV-7908
Route: Tehran, Iran - Yerevan, Armenia
AC Type: Tupolev 154M
Registration: EP-CPG
cn / ln: 87A-748
Aboard: 168   (passengers:153  crew:15)
Fatalities: 168   (passengers:153  crew:15)
Ground: 0
Summary: The airliner crashed into a field 75 miles northwest of Tehran, 11 minutes after taking off from Imam Khomeini Airport. The plane exploded and disintegrated upon impact. Separation of a piece of the low pressure compressor from the No. 1 engine. Debris from that hit the aircraft body, disabling the fuel lines.

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