2015-08-31 Qeshm Airlines RJ-100 nosegear-up landing at Tehran

2015-08-31 Qeshm Airlines RJ-100 nosegear-up landing at Tehran

2015-08-31 Qeshm Airlines RJ-100 nosegear-up landing at Tehran


On approach to Yazhd Airport, the pilots received indication about a problem with the nosegear system. The nosegear failed to extend.

Further approach was abandoned and the pilots elected to return to Tehran.

After multiple efforts to lower the nosegear failed, the aircraft was forced to make a nosegear-up landing on runway 29L(eft).

The Avro Jet came to a safe stop on the runway near taxi way „Bravo 3“. There were no injuries.

Damage to the aircraft is considered substantial.


Date: 2015-08-31 Time: 13:10
Location: OIII THR Tehran Mehrabad Intl
Country: Iran
Flight phase: LDG – Flare, Landing Roll, Aborted Landing after Touchdown
Damage to a/c: substantial

Flight no.:
From: OIII/THR: Tehran Mehrabad Intl To: OIYY/AZD: Yazd
Type: Non Revenue
Operator: Qeshm Airlines

Type: Avro RJ-100
Registration: EP-FQU
Age a/c: –
Constr. No.:


Aircraft Involved

Occupants & Casualties

Crew Pax Other Total
Occupants 2  0 0 2
Fatalities  0 0 0 0
Injuries  0 0  0 0

JACDEC 25-year Statistics :

  • 3rd safety occurence for the operator
  • 51 safety occurence of type (RJ-100)
  • 66th safety occrence in Iran
  • 1st safety occurence for aircraft in question

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