Two planes collide at Lagos airport

Posted by News Express | 26 October 2013 | 4,476 times

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There was a minor accident yesterday at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, involving a Turkish Airline aircraft and a Max Air plane.

A Saturday PUNCH report said the Turkish Airline plane wings collided with that of Max Air plane which had brought in Pilgrims from Saudi Arabia.

The paper said that the Turkish Airline plane had landed safely but was taxiing to stop at the airport’s apron when its wing collided with that of Max Air.

“The collision resulted in minor damages to both airplanes and sources said they had been taken away for repairs,” according to the report.

Spokesman, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, Mr. Fan Ndubuoke, confirmed the incident. He however said damages to the aircraft belonging to both airlines were minor and that both planes had been taken away for repairs.

•Photo shows a plane ground collision.

Source: News Express

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