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Australian Qantas A380 gets rare 'jolt' from wake turbulence

Updated : June 14, 2018 04:28 PM IST

Wake turbulence is a disturbance in the atmosphere that forms behind an aircraft as it passes through the air, and air traffic control requires more spacing behind larger jets like theA380 in an attempt to avoid the phenomenon.
Wake turbulence incidents are uncommon and typically involve a larger jet and a smaller aircraft rather than two super-jumbos.
Australian Qantas A380 gets rare 'jolt' from wake turbulence

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