A Middle East Airlines (MEA) Airbus collided with a Turkish Airlines cargo plane at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos yesterday afternoon.

According to reports, the MEA’s winglet got clipped with the Turkish Airlines Boeing 777 while being  pushed back by airport ground staff.

Sources report that the incident which occurred late Wednesday afternoon occurred when the Middle East Airlines plane was taxiing out while the Turkish Airlines aircraft was parked at the tarmac.

The MEA plane which had passengers onboard, and the Turkish Airlines plane has since being grounded pending further investigation