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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 149253
Last updated: 25 April 2019
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Date:21-SEP-2012
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B744 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 747-400
Owner/operator:Medview Airlines
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Lagos International Airport -   Nigeria
Phase: Standing
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Lagos
Destination airport:Saudi Arabia
Narrative:
An incident involving Medview Airlines Boeing 747-400 plane at the Lagos airport on Friday 21 September 2012 disrupted the airlift of Muslim pilgrims to Saudi Arabia.

A fork lift belonging to the Nigerian Aviation Handling Company Plc was said to have collided with the Medview plane at the airport apron, causing a substantial damage to the aircraft.

The incident, it was learnt, forced the management of the airline to cancel the planned airlift of its second batch of 500 pilgrims to the Holy Land.

Sources:

http://punchng.com/news/hajj-flights-disrupted-as-aircraft-fork-lift-collide/


Revision history:

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22-Sep-2012 00:50 gerard57 Added

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