AIB begins investigation into Turkish, Middle East airlines’ incident




Posted by Sade Williams 


The Accident Investigation Bureau ( AIB), said it has been notified of and has commenced investigation into a serious incident involving an Airbus A330-243 with the Nationality registration Marks OD-MEA operated by Middle East Airline and a Boeing 777 with Nationality and registration Marks TC-LJC operated by Turkish Airline , which occurred on Wednesday at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.


The Turkish cargo aircraft was parked at the international apron when the Middle East airbus was taxing before it ran into it, cutting through the tail cone and damaged part of the right horizontal stabilizer of the Turkish aircraft.


All passengers on the Middle East Airline had to disembark with no injury or fatality.


The Bureau has also appealed to the general public not to pre-empt the cause of the serious incident until a formal report is issued.



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