A sad scene was created at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos, on Wednesday when an airbus airplane collided with a Boeing 777 airplane at the international wing of the airport.
An Airbus A330-243 with registration number OD-MEA which is owned by Middle East Airlines, collided into a Boeing 777 airplane with registration number TC-LJC owned by Turkish Airlines.
According to eye witness, the Boeing 777 airplane was parked when the Airbus airplane ran into it.
An eye witness report had it that: “The Turkish cargo flight was parked at the tarmac when the MEA airbus ran into it l, ripping off part of the empennage of the aircraft. The MEA flight was taxiing when it happened.
“These people have been running commercial flights under the disguise of evacuation. They come to this country at least three times a week.The MEA and even Turkish Airlines and others have been carrying out commercial operations,”