- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: July 24, 2009
Time: 18:20
Location: Mashad, Iran
Operator: Aria Airlines
Flight #: 1525
Route: Tehran - Mashad
AC Type: Ilyushin Il-62M
Registration: UP-16208
cn / ln: 1591525/257
Aboard: 153   (passengers:138  crew:15)
Fatalities: 16   (passengers:3  crew:13)
Ground: 0
Summary: While attempting to land, the plane skidded off the runway and crashed into a wall. Iran's Civil Aviation Organization stated the plane flew too fast during the approach and landing. The usual landing speed for an Il-62 would have been between 145 and 165 mph, however, it landed at a speed of 197 mph. Because of this, the airplane ran off the runway and collided with a wall.
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