This Tir Iran article is the second Tir Iran.

History Edit

On May 8, 2010, James Smith reopened Tir Iran. Smith was a former pilot with Tir Iran. Operations commenced on June 28, 2010 with a TU-204. Tir Iran 2 closed on October 23, 2014.

Destinations Edit

The airline did not have a list of scheduled destinations, but the known destinations were Tehran, Islamabad, Aleppo, Paris, Dubai, Kuwait, Tel Aviv, and possibly Amsterdam.

Fleet Edit

Plane Seats
  1. # In Fleet
TU-204 12C/170Y 2 1 scrapped
Boeing 727-200 8C/140Y 1 Damaged
Boeing 727-200 10C/146Y 1 Damaged

All of Tir Iran's aircraft except for 1 of the TU-204s are now either scrapped or at Mojave Desert boneyard.

Accidents Edit

August 15, 2013 - Tir Iran Flight 8103 from Tehran-Kuwait was operating under a Boeing 727-200. The flight took off from Tehran. 11 minutes after lift-off, a hijacker threated a flight attendant telling her that if the cockpit door wasn't opened immediately everyone would be killed. The flight attendant, Maria Cruz opened the cockpit door. The hijacker overpowered the flight crew and told them to fly the plane to Damascus, Syria. The pilot refused and the hijacker sent the plane into a nosedive straight down from 31 000 feet. The First Officer, Ali Yekta managed to pull the nose up but the impact was still extremely hard. The impact ripped off the cockpit and tore the plane into several pieces. There were 125 passengers and 6 crew onboard of which 47 passengers and 4 crew were killed, 31 passengers and 2 crew members injured. Everyone in the cockpit, including the hijacker, were killed.

September 10, 2014 - Tir Iran Flight 704 from Tehran-Dubai ran out of fuel while at 38 752 feet. The aircraft went down in a farmers field killing 3 on the plane and injuring 18. There were 79 passengers and 6 crew aboard at the time. The aircraft was scrapped. There was not enough fuel on the plane to make it to Dubai, they made-it about halfway.

October 22, 2014 - Tir Iran Flight 180 from Tel Aviv-Tehran had a tailstrike upon takeoff. 6 passengers were Injured. The plane slammed down of the runway after the tailstrike. The aircraft was a Tupolev TU-204. The aircraft was to be repaired, but the airline ceased operations the same day after the incidents.