Abbas Doran

Military Person

1950 – 1982

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Who was Abbas Doran?

Major General. Abbas Doran, also spell Dowran or Dooran, Persian: عباس دوران ‎ was an acclaimed Iranian fighter pilot and a national hero.

He flew for the Imperial Iranian Air Force, and continued flying after the fall of the Iranian kingdom in 1979. General Doran piloted an F-4 Phantom II. He died when he was hit by a Roland 2 missile and crashed his plane into the Al-Rashid Hotel in 1982, trying to prevent NAM conference from taking place in Baghdad by showing the city as insecure during the Iran–Iraq War.

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Born
Oct 22, 1950
Shiraz
Nationality
  • Iran
Died
Jul 1, 1982
Baghdad

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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