Qeshm Air Avro RJ100 EP-FQU made a landing with her nose gear up at Tehran Mehrabad on 31 August. EP-FQU was making a test flight from Tehran to Yazd after a period of storage, with only the flight crew on board, when the nose gear failed to deploy on approach to Yazd. The crew decided to return to Tehran, where they landed safely on runway 29L. The crew were un-injured; damage to the aircraft is being assessed. Qeshm Air operates four RJ100s and one RJ85.
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