Two planes, an Airbus A330-243 owned by Middle East Airlines with registration number OF-MEA and a Boeing 777 airplane with registration number TC-LJC operated by Turkish Airlines collided on Wednesday in Lagos.
According to a report, the Turkish cargo flight was parked at the tarmac when the MEA airbus ran into it, ripping off part of the empennage of the aircraft.”
It said that the MEA Airbus, which had been boarding passengers since 12:00 pm, had to disembark every passenger on board, adding that the Middle East Airline and others have been carrying out commercial operations under the disguise of evacuation flights at the Lagos airport.
“These people have been running commercial flights under the disguise of evacuation. They come to this country at least three times a week,” the report quoted a source as saying.