Iran F100 at Tehran on Oct 2nd 2012, dropped wheel on takeoff

Last Update: October 2, 2012 / 14:00:06 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 2, 2012

Classification
Incident

Airline
Iran Air

Flight number
IR-208

Destination
Ahwaz, Iran

Aircraft Registration
EP-CFE

Aircraft Type
Fokker 100

ICAO Type Designator
F100

An Iran Air Fokker 100, registration EP-CFE performing flight IR-208 from Tehran Mehrabad to Ahwaz (Iran), dropped the left nosewheel upon departure from Tehran, stopped the climb, burned off fuel and returned to Tehran Mehrabad. After touch down the crew held the nose gear up as long as practicable and rolled out safely.

A replacement aircraft reached Ahwaz and further on Lavan (Iran) with a delay of 3.5 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 2, 2012

Classification
Incident

Airline
Iran Air

Flight number
IR-208

Destination
Ahwaz, Iran

Aircraft Registration
EP-CFE

Aircraft Type
Fokker 100

ICAO Type Designator
F100

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