An aircraft in the fleet of a chartered carrier – Jedidiah Air on Friday hit a fence at the General Aviation Terminal (GAT), local wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos Airport.

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

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“The accident happened around 10:00am at a tarmac beside Bristow Helicopter Hanger 3. The brake of the jet was not functioning which led to the collision of the jet with the fence of Bristow Helicopter hanger”.

News Hub Mag! gathered that officials of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority have visited the scene of the incident in the bid to ascertain the cause.

The King Air 200 jet with registration number 5N-HIS is being operated by Mobil Oil Nigeria-Wings Aviation.

Spokesman of Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB), Mr. Tunji Oketumbi said a team of investigators have been dispatched to the scene of the accident.

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