A Caspian Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-83, with 130 people on board, has landed in the middle of a residential street in Mahshahr, a city in south-western Iran.
The aircraft, registered EP-CPZ, overshot runway 13 at Bandar Mahshahr Airport in Iran upon landing and came to a stop across a highway.
All 130 passengers are said to be safe.
Planespotters.net says the aircraft is 25.5 years old and was manufactured as serial number 2091. The aircraft was originally delivered to AOM French Airlines in 1994; however has since then it has been operated by six other airlines, before making its way to Caspian Airlines in 2012.
Caspian Airlines was established in 1993 and is headquartered in Tehran, with its main base being Mehrabad International Airport. The airline currently operates a fleet of three Boeing 737-400s, a 737-100FSCD, a 747-200F, one McDonnell Douglas MD-82 and five MD-83s.
INCIDENT: Passengers evacuate a @Caspian_air MD-83 in MaShahar, Iran 🇮🇷 After landing the plane skids off the runway and stops in the middle of a street ✈️#iran #aviation #avgeek #planespotting #CaspianAirlines pic.twitter.com/zvQBSTL5OO— Menno Swart (@MennoSwart) January 27, 2020
#ÚltimaHora: Un avión McDonnell Douglas MD-83 perteneciente a la aerolínea iraní #CaspianAirlines sufrió un accidente en la ciudad de #Mahshahr ubicada en el suroccidente del Irán. pic.twitter.com/mJwgoPc8Re— Webinfomil.com (@Webinfomil) January 27, 2020
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