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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 266690
Last updated: 30 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic A332 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A330-243
Owner/operator:Middle East Airlines
Registration: OD-MEA
MSN: 984
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Lagos Murtala Mohammed International Airport -   Nigeria
Phase: Taxi
Departure airport:Beirut-Rafic Hariri International Airport (BEY/OLBA)
Destination airport:Lagos-Murtala Muhammed International Airport (LOS/DNMM)
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.
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 the gate as the A330 was taxiing past. The left-hand winglet cut through the underside of the APU section of the B777.


Other occurrences involving this aircraft

17 Dec 2010 OD-MEA MEA 0 Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG sub
21 Aug 2011 OD-MEA MEA - Middle East Airlines 0 Abidjan-Felix Houphouet Boigny Airport (ABJ/DIAP) non



Photo of OD-MEA courtesy

Frankfurt am Main (EDDF / FRA / FRF)
11 June 2019; (c) Aad van der Voet

Revision history:

12-Aug-2021 17:31 xrecovery9 Added

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