July 29, 2020
Two commercial aeroplanes today collided at the Muritala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.
An Airbus A330-243 owned by Middle East Airlines with registration number OD-MEA, while taxiing, reportedly ran into a Boeing 777 aeroplane marked TC-LJC operated by Turkish Airlines
NewsmakersNG learnt that the Turkish cargo flight was parked at the international airport apron when the Middle East airbus ran into it.
“The Turkish cargo flight was parked at the tarmac when the MEA airbus ran into it, ripping off part of the empennage of the aircraft.
“The MEA flight was taxiing when it happened,” source at the airport told NewsmakersNG.