Murtala Mohammed Airport:Tanker filled with avaition fuel tumbles at the airport


murtala+new+mohmd+airportA 33, 000 litres Jet A1 tanker with fuel Tuesday morning tumbled at the Murtala Mohammed Airport, MMA, Lagos road close to the access gate of the airport.

The tanker with the Lagos Registration number AAA 991 XQ, which was filled to the brim with Aviation fuel, fell when the driver wanted to navigate a sharp bend around the airport.

Eyewitness said the tanker was coming from Ikeja and was going to the international wing of the airport before the accident occurred around 10.am.

Tragedy was however averted due to the quick response of the Fire Service Men of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN; Lagos State Fire Service; the Nigerian Police and other emergency response agencies.


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