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Report on the ground collision incident involving Air Peace Airlines Limited aircraft Boeing 737-500, Registration 5N-BQR and Boeing 737-300, Registration 5N-BQP which occurred close to Bay 4 of the apron at the General Aviation Terminal of Murtala Muhammed Airport, Ikeja, Lagos On 20th April, 2017

Report on the ground collision incident involving Air Peace Airlines Limited aircraft Boeing 737-500, Registration 5N-BQR and Boeing 737-300, Registration 5N-BQP which occurred close to Bay 4 of the apron at the General Aviation Terminal of Murtala Muhammed Airport, Ikeja, Lagos On 20th April, 2017

On 20th April 2017 at 0633hrs, Boeing 737-500 and Boeing 737-300 aircraft belonging to Air Peace Airlines Nigeria Limited with registration numbers 5N-BQR and 5N-BQP respectively were involved in a ground collision. There were five crew members on board 5N-BQR.

The crew positioned to the aircraft 5N-BQR at about 0600hrs and the Captain did a walk-around while the First Officer carried out the pre-flight checks on-board the aircraft. The Captain during walk-around, assessed the parking bay and observed that 5N-BQP was parked in an adjacent position which would reduce the maneuvering space available to 5N-BQR. 5N-BQR had been parked overnight between 5N-BQP and a B737-700 with registration 5N-MJJ belonging to Arik Airlines Nigeria Limited, parked at Bay 5 of the “Domestic Terminal 1 (DT1)”

Report No: AIRPEACE/2017/04/20-001
Operator: Air Peace Limited
Reg No: 5N-BQR/ 5N-BQP
Aircraft Type: Boeing 737-500/ 737-300Incident
Date Released: August 30, 2017
Status: Final Report
Download: PDF

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