There was massive uproar on Wednesday at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos, after two airplanes collided at the international wing of the airport.
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.
Eye witness reveal that at the the Turkish cargo flight was parked at the international airport apron when the Middle East airbus ran into it ripping off part of the empennage of the aircraft.
“The MEA flight was taxiing when it happened,” the eye witness explained . The MEA airbus, which had been boarding passengers since 12:00pm, had to disembark every passenger on board. The eye-witness also revealed that Middle East Airline, Turkish Airlines and others had been carrying out commercial operations under the disguise of evacuation flights.