What: Nigerian Airforce C-130
Where: Jos, Nigeria
When: July 14, 2012
Who: no injuries
Why: The jet was about to take off when “An Arik Airline Boeing 737-700 with registration No 5NMJI on a routine flight to Lagos brushed the wing of a parked Nigerian Air Force C-130 (NAF 917) at the Yakubu Gowon Airport.”
The tank 1 wing tip of the NAF C-130 was damaged. The wing of the Arik aircraft was dismembered.
The announcement was made by Wing Commander A. Makun, Deputy Director, Directorate of Airforce information.
The Air Force Jet was about to fly Airforce Military School and Airforce Girls Military School both in the Plateau State capital from Jos to Lagos. The flight was canceled.