AIB commences investigations into collision of two planes at Lagos airport

Nigeria’s Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has announced that it has commenced investigations into the case of collision of two planes.  A Middle East airline aircraft and Turkish airlines collided at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos.

The General Manager, public affairs at AIB, Mr Tunji Oketumbi dropped this hint in a short message sent to Tribune Online.

Describing the collision as a serious incident, Oketumbi declared: “We have commenced an investigation into the serious incident.

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It is  an occurrence under the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Annex 13.”

A Middle East passenger plane, an Airbus A330-243 with registration number OD-MEA while taxiing rammed into a Boeing 777 plane marked TC-LJC belonging to Turkish Airlines which was parked on the tarmac at the Lagos airport on Wednesday.

 

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