Caspian B734 at Isfahan on Jan 5th 2022, main gear collapse on landing

Last Update: January 6, 2022 / 10:58:28 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 5, 2022

Classification
Accident

Flight number
RV-6904

Departure
Mashad, Iran

Destination
Isfahan, Iran

Aircraft Registration
EP-CAP

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-400

ICAO Type Designator
B734

Airport ICAO Code
OIFM

A Caspian Airlines Boeing 737-400, registration EP-CAP performing flight RV-6904 from Mashad to Isfahan (Iran) with 117 passengers and 9 crew, landed on Isfahan's runway 25R at 17:07L (13:37Z) but suffered the collapse of the left hand main gear almost immediately after touch down. The aircraft veered right off the runway and came to a stop with the nose gear off the runway edge, right main gear and left engine pod still on the runway surface. The aircraft was evacuated via slides. 3 female passengers received minor injuries as result of the evacuation, 2 male passengers received serious injuries as result of the evacuation (leg fractures).

Metars:
OIFM 051600Z 31012KT 9999 FEW040 02/M05 Q1018 A3009=
OIFM 051530Z 30008KT 9999 FEW040 02/M05 Q1018 A3008=
OIFM 051500Z 32010KT 9999 FEW040 03/M04 Q1018 A3006=
OIFM 051430Z 32012KT 9999 FEW030CB SCT040 04/M04 Q1017 A3005=
OIFM 051400Z 32010KT 9999 SCT040 06/M06 Q1016 A3002=
OIFM 051330Z 32010KT 9999 SCT040 06/M06 Q1016 A3001=
OIFM 051300Z 32010KT 9999 SCT040 06/M05 Q1015 A2999=
OIFM 051230Z 30018KT 9999 SCT040 06/M05 Q1015 A2999=
OIFM 051200Z 35016KT 9999 SCT040 06/M03 Q1015 A2998=
OIFM 051130Z 34008KT 9999 SCT040 BKN100 07/M02 Q1015 A2998=
OIFM 051100Z 29012KT 9999 SCT040 OVC100 06/M02 Q1015 A2998=
OIFM 051030Z 31008KT 9999 SCT040 OVC100 07/M03 Q1015 A2998=
OIFM 051000Z 36012KT 7000 SCT040 BKN100 OVC200 06/M03 Q1015 A2998=
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 5, 2022

Classification
Accident

Flight number
RV-6904

Departure
Mashad, Iran

Destination
Isfahan, Iran

Aircraft Registration
EP-CAP

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-400

ICAO Type Designator
B734

Airport ICAO Code
OIFM

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