2nd plane crash recorded in Nigeria within One month
The crashed plane

2nd plane crash recorded in Nigeria within One month after the first incident.

Adepanews.com reported on July30th that two planes collided at Lagos Airport

The collision came when 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.

Just yesterday, an aircraft in the fleet of a chartered carrier – Jedidiah Air on Friday hit a fence at General Aviation Terminal (GAT) local wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos.

The aircraft: King Air was reparking when it rammed into the fence at the tarmac close to a facility used by Bristow Helicopters.

Jet rams into fence at Lagos airport after brake failure (photos)

According to eyewitnesses, the accident occurred on account of brake failure causing substantial damage to the airplane.

It was revealed that;

“The accident happened around 10:00am at a tarmac beside Bristow Helicopter Hanger 3. The brake of the jet was not functioning which led to the collision of the jet with the fence of Bristow Helicopter hanger” the eyewitness said

Confirming the accident, spokesman of Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB), Mr. Tunji Oketumbi said a team of investigators have been dispatched to the scene of the accident.

He said the team will submit their preliminary report to ascertain the cause of the accident.

The Presiding Bishop of Perez Chapel International has said the crab mentality of Ghanaians has made it difficult for any individual to own a private jet in the country.


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