Caspian Airlines aircraft crashes in overrun runway event

January 27, 2020
Credit Aviation Herald

A Caspian Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-83, registration EP-CPZ performing flight IV-6936 from Tehran Mehrabad to Mahshahr (Iran) with 144 people on board, has overrun the runway but there are no fatalities reports Aviation Herald.

According to Aviation Herald, the MD-83 “broke through the airport perimeter fence and came to a stop on the Mahshahr-Sarbandar Expressway (96) about 170 meters past the end of the runway with all gear collapsed.”

It added that “the aircraft was evacuated while emergency services began to respond. There were no injuries, the aircraft received substantial damage.”

The MD-83 is a twinjet and accommodates up to 180 passengers.

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Credit: Aviation Herald