Summary: Fache arrives at Bourget Airfield, demanding to know the destination of Teabing’s jet. Facing arrest, the air traffic controller tells Fache of Teabing’s frequent medical visits to London, although he does not know whether Biggin Hill Executive Airport in Kent is Teabing’s destination this night. Fache orders an agent to contact the Kent local police in order to detain the plane should it arrive there.
Analysis: This brief procedural chapter simply reinforces Fache’s dogged pursuit of his fugitives. Throughout the novel, we see Fache remains always a few steps behind his elusive quarry.