Tragedy averted, as two planes collide at Lagos airport


Tragedy was on Friday, 25 October 2013 averted as two planes had a minor collision at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.

The plane wing of the Turkish Airline which had landed safely, but was taxiing to stop at the airport’s apron collided with the wing of Max Air plane which was reported to have brought in Muslim Pilgrims from Saudi Arabia.

The collision resulted in minor damages to both airplanes. The Spokesman, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, Mr. Fan Ndubuoke, confirmed the incident and added that the said damages to the aircraft belonging to both airlines were minor and that both planes had been taken away for repairs.

However, there was no casualty in the incident but only damages to both planes.


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