IAA Website - Tuesday, December 7, 2021 3:41 PM

Avoid ingesting the jet efflux from the aircraft ahead of you on taxi

01 Nov 2021
On 17 November 2017, an aircraft flight crew were both partially incapacitated by the effect of fumes described as acrid and stinging which they detected when following another smaller aircraft to the holding point at Geneva and then waiting in line behind it before taking off, the effect of which rapidly worsened en-route and necessitated a precautionary diversion to Marseilles.