Friday, August 21, 2020

Jet crashes into fence at Lagos Airport

A propeller 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.

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

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.

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