There has been a serious hullabaloo recently at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos after two airplanes collided on Wednesday at the airport.
According to report by MYTECH, it was disclosed that the airplanes – Airbus A330-243 which is 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.
It was reported that the Middle East airbus A330-243 ran into the Turkish cargo flight which was parked at the international airport apron.
Report has it that the Turkish cargo plane was parked at the tarmac when the MEA airbus ran into it causing collision.
As a result of the collision, the Middle East Airbus A330-243 had to disembark its already boarded passengers.
Recall that Boss Mustapha – the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) earlier this week gave a notice regarding the efforts of the federal government in the resumption of international flights within the country.
On that note, Boss Mustapha has disclosed that talks are ground between the government and the Ministry of Aviation in order to achieve this goal of reopening the international flights.