Accident: Germanwings A319 at Hamburg on Jan 29th 2017, unidentified odour on board – OIL EVENT – 29.1.17

A Germanwings Airbus A319-100, registration D-AGWY performing flight 4U-7218 from Hamburg (Germany) to Stockholm (Sweden) with 141 passengers, was climbing out of Hamburg when the crew stopped the climb at FL150 due to an unidentified odour on board causing respiratory problems and nausea to a number of passengers. The aircraft returned to Hamburg for a…

Passengers complain about nausea – plane flies back – Hamburger Abendblatt – 29.1.17

Click here for the full article in German. Google Translation: Kurz after the start in Hamburg had to reverse the machine again. Rescue workers provide six people. Hamburg. Because some passengers suddenly felt unpleasant odors and complained about atembeschwerden and nausea, an aircraft with 141 passengers had to fly back on board shortly after the…

The one and only consultation clinic for toxic fume victims in Germany must be kept in service! Please Sign Petition – 29.1.17

Do you know that when you get off the plane in anticipation of your holiday, but feel dazed and have flu-like symptoms, such as headaches and nausea, you may have become a victim of contaminated cabin air? As you can see from the media, hardly one day passes without reports about so-called “fume events” in…

The Airliner Cabin Environment and the Health of Passengers and Crew (2002) – The National Acadamies Press – Republished 29.1.17

Introduction The current volume, speed, and reach of air travel are unprecedented; technology has made it easy and readily available (Wilson 1995; WHO 1998). Over the last 20 years, the world’s population is estimated to have grown at about 2% per year, but the traveling population has grown at 6% per year (Weiss 2001). From…

Poisoned in the plane – Frankfurter Rundschau – 26.1.17

Click here to read the full article. English translation below Flugbegleiterin Kerstin K. beschreibt den Geruch als süßlich-scharf. Sie wollte es genauer wissen – und hielt ihre Nase an die Frischluftdüse. Schlagartig bekam sie Kopfschmerzen, Herzrasen, es kribbelte in Armen und Beinen. Sofort nach der Landung kamen sie und zwei Kollegen ins Krankenhaus. Alle hatten…