Wasp Problem Forces Changes At Brisbane Airport, Etihad

Credit: Queensland Museum
Within the space of 2 hr. 3 min. in November 2013, industrious mud-dauber wasps built a nest in the pilot-side pitot probe of an in-transit Etihad Airways Airbus A330 as it sat on the ground at Brisbane Airport in Australia. The undetected blockage of mud resulted in an aborted takeoff that was...

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