Planes collide? Shocking! Whatever happened to the phrase, 'the sky is wide enough for birds to fly.....' Two First Nation Aircrafts collided today at the Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal 2 (MMA2) in Lagos, News Agency Of Nigeria reports. According to sources, while the one parked at Gate 4 was planning to take off to Port Harcourt, the other was bound to disengage passengers at the Gate 3 of the same terminal. Both Airbus 330 aircrafts conveying more than 200 passengers damaged their bodies during the course of the collision. 
According to NAN, a source alleged that the pilot may have been misdirected by the marshals who misdirected the arriving aircraft to the same Gate as the parked aircraft which led to the two wings brushing each other. Following the incident, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), immediately, grounded both aircraft while passengers were asked to disembark by the airline. It was further gathered that the refunds of tickets were made to passengers on the Port-Harcourt bound aircraft by the airline.
The General Manager, Public Affairs, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) Mr Fan Ndubuoke. Ndubuoke who confirmed the incident said no passenger was hurt during the incident. He also added that the issue had been referred to the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) for further investigation. 



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