Javad Fakoori, who was the Minister of Defense and was killed by a plane crash

At 19:00 local time (15:30 UTC) on 29 September 1981, the C-130 cargo aircraft crashed into a firing range near Kahrizak. The plane was flying from Ahvaz in southwestern Khuzestan Province to capital, while returning from an inspection tour of persian military gains in the homeland–Iraq War.