Iran Air launches the world's last Boeing 747-100 (video)
The story of the plane Boeing 747-100 begins in 1969, with the first flight in its history. It is the first large-capacity, four-engined aircraft launched by Boeing on the market. A total of 167 units were built in this model. Iran Air (Tehran) was one of the airlines that enjoyed the services offered by Boeing 747-100.
The story ended on 8 January 2014, with the withdrawal of the aircraft from the operating system Boeing 747-186b EP-IAM (msn 21759). The aircraft operated a final flight between Mehrabad Airport (THR) and Imam Khomeini International Airport (IKA), where it will be stored. The flight took 10 minutes and was operated on 3 engines, with Captain Moghadam at the helm. Currently, the aircraft is on the ground forever at IKA airport, after 34.6 years of flights.
The aircraft Boeing 747-186b EP-IAM (msn 21759) was equipped with 4 PW JT9D-7F engines. The first flight operated on 20.06.1979, and on 02.08.1979 arrived in the fleet Iran Air.