Iran A306 at Tehran on Jul 9th 2017, engine fire indication

Last Update: July 9, 2017 / 18:45:49 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 9, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Iran Air

Flight number
IR-725

Aircraft Registration
EP-IBA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A300

ICAO Type Designator
A306

An Iran Air Airbus A300-600, registration EP-IBA performing flight IR-725 from Tehran Imam Khomeini (Iran) to Amsterdam (Netherlands) with 230 passengers, was in the initial climb out of Imam Khomeini Airport's runway 29R when the crew received a right hand engine (CF6) fire indication, stopped the climb at 7500 feet MSL, shut the engine down and activated the fire suppression system. The aircraft returned to Imam Khomeini Airport for an overweight landing on runway 29L about 13 minutes after departure. 5 tyres deflated as result of overheating brakes. There were no injuries.

The airline reported the aircraft returned to Tehran due to a technical defect in one of the engines. Most of the passengers were taken to hotels, others decided to return to their homes until departure of the flight.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 9, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Iran Air

Flight number
IR-725

Aircraft Registration
EP-IBA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A300

ICAO Type Designator
A306

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