An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 777-300ER skidded off the runway while taxiing after landing at Lagos International Airport, Nigeria.
The Boeing 777, with registration ET-ASL, was performing flight ET3905 from Addis Ababa to Lagos Murtala Mohammed Airport. The aircraft was operating a cargo flight on Wednesday morning.
After landing on runway 18L, the aircraft skidded off and the landing gear plunged into the grass and the aircraft’s left main gear sank into the soft ground. The aircraft skidded off the runway while it was trying to make a turn.
Emergency services were dispatched immediately. The Ethiopian 777 aircraft was finally towed 3 hours after the incident. This passenger aircraft was converted for cargo operations due to a sharp rise in demand for air cargo.
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