ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 266690
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Narrative:A Middle East Airlines Airbus A330-243 (OD-MEA) struck the APU of a Turkish Airlines Boeing 777-300ER (TC-LJC) at Lagos Murtala Mohammed International Airport in Nigeria.
|Date:||Wednesday 29 July 2020|
|Owner/operator:||Middle East Airlines - MEA|
|Year of manufacture:||2009|
|Engine model:||Rolls-Royce Trent 772-B60|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 245|
|Aircraft damage:|| Minor|
|Location:||Lagos Murtala Mohammed International Airport -
|Departure airport:||Beirut-Rafic Hariri International Airport (BEY/OLBA)|
|Destination airport:||Lagos-Murtala Muhammed International Airport (LOS/DNMM)|
|Investigating agency: ||AIB Nigeria|
|Confidence Rating:|| Accident investigation report completed and information captured|
The Boeing 777 had arrived at Lagos at 14:22 UTC as flight TK6108 from Istanbul, Turkey.
The A330 landed at 14:59 as flight ME571 from Beirut.
The B777 was parked at gate E55 as the A330 was taxiing past on taxiway F3. The left-hand winglet cut through the underside of the APU section of the B777.
The action of the Middle East Airline crew in deviating from the yellow marking of the lead out taxi lane of ITZ Apron in an attempt to avoid collision with the stationary TC-LJC at bay E55.
1. Turkish airline TC-LJC was parked short of the B777 designated stop line marking point on the apron by about 13.5m.
2. Inadequate safety oversight on NAHCO apron operations by FAAN
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|Investigating agency: ||AIB Nigeria |
|Report number: || |
|Status: ||Investigation completed|
|Duration: ||2 years and 5 months|
|Download report: || Final report|
Other occurrences involving this aircraft
|17 December 2010
||Middle East Airlines - MEA
||Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG
|21 August 2011
||MEA - Middle East Airlines
||Abidjan-Felix Houphouet Boigny Airport (ABJ/DIAP)
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