Aviation

Collision Grounds Two Aircrafts at Lagos Airport_Ada Nkong

A wing tip incident involving Middle East Airlines and Turkish Airlines aircraft has been reported at the cargo area of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos on Wednesday.
Sources say the collision occurred late Wednesday and led to the grounding of the two aircraft at the airport.
The incident, Newsannexonline gathered occurred as Middle East Airlines plane was coming to park on the apron while Turkish Airlines aircraft was taxiing out.
Passengers on Turkish Airlines flight were made to disembark.
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) was yet to issue a statement on the incident as at the time of this report.
Over the years , there have been several ground collision incidents at the Lagos Airport due to limited space. Traffic it appears has surpassed the initial plan of the airport.

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