Date & Time: Oct 23, 1977
Operator:
Geoterrex
Registration:
C-FSAW
Flight Phase:
Flight
Survivors:
No
MSN:
4644
YOM:
1942
Country:
Iran
Region:
Asia
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
3
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:
The crew was engaged in a geo-survey mission, searching for uranium. While cruising in a valley, the crew encountered limited visibility with low clouds when, facing a mountain, the pilot-in-command made a 180 turn. The aircraft struck the mountain and crashed. The airplane was destroyed and all three occupants were killed.