SWITZERLAND, JULY 30 – Two airplanes collided Wednesday, at the international wing of the Muritala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos, causing an uproar in the vicinity.
According to media report, an Airbus A330-243 owned by Middle East Airlines with registration number OD-MEA, ran into a Boeing 777 airplane with registration number TC-LJC operated by Turkish Airlines. No lives were lost.
Sources at the airport said 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,” a source, quoted by Saharareporters said.
The MEA airbus, which had been boarding passengers since 12:00pm, had to disembark every passenger on board,