Varesh B735 at Chah Bahar on Jul 2nd 2024, ground worker ingested into engine

Last Update: July 8, 2024 / 18:48:56 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 2, 2024

Classification
Accident

Flight number
VRH-5858

Destination
Chah Bahar, Iran

Aircraft Registration
EP-VAF

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-500

ICAO Type Designator
B735

A Varesh Airlines Boeing 737-500, registration EP-VAF performing flight VRH-5858 from Tehran Mehrabad to Chah Bahar (Iran), had completed the flight with a safe landing in Chah Bahar. Subsequently maintenance was performed on the right hand engine (CFM56), the engine was running with the engine cowlings open, when a maintenance engineer entered the safety zone to retrieve tools, however, was sucked into the engine and was killed.

The aircraft is still on the ground in Chah Bahar on Jul 8th 2024.

Iran have opened an investigation into the accident.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 2, 2024

Classification
Accident

Flight number
VRH-5858

Destination
Chah Bahar, Iran

Aircraft Registration
EP-VAF

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-500

ICAO Type Designator
B735

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