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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 216566
Last updated: 19 October 2019
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Date:06-JUL-2015
Time:21:38
Type:Silhouette image of generic B734 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-4U3
Owner/operator:Hak Air
Registration: 5N-BOU
C/n / msn: 25715/2537
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Category:Serious incident
Location:Lagos-Murtala Muhammed International Airport (LOS/DNMM) -   Nigeria
Phase: Standing
Nature:-
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Investigating agency: AIB Nigeria
Narrative:
The Boeing 777-21HLR (A6-EWD), operating Emirates flight EK782 from Lagos, Nigeria to Dubai, UAE, was damaged when the right-hand wing tip impacted the tail fin of a parked Hak Air Boeing 737-400 (5N-BOU) in nighttime conditions.
EK782 was taxiing from the international terminal to runway 18L for departure. It crossed runway 18L at Link 2 and proceeded on the taxiway to the east side of the runway, passing the domestic platforms.
It then impacted the tailfin of a parked 737. The 737's tail fin sustained a large gash.

Causal Factors
1. The decision to continue the taxi via Taxiway C to runway 18L after ATC had advised aircraft to proceed at "Pilotís discretion".
2. The non-adherence to Emirates Taxi policies especially in a congested area.

Contributory Factors
1. Inadequate lighting at the Apron of the General Aviation Terminal.
2. The faded markings and non-enforcement of parking regulations at the General Aviation Apron.
3. The incorrectly parked aircraft on the remote parking area adjacent to Taxiway C.

Sources:

http://punchng.com/business/transport/emirates-hak-air-collide-at-lagos-airport/

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: AIB Nigeria
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 3 years and 3 months
Download report: Final report


Images:


Photo: AIB Nigeria


Photo: AIB Nigeria


Photo: AIB Nigeria

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