Aerotoxic Syndrome Permanently Incapacitated Me As A British Airways Director – By Dee Passon – 18.2.17

After 25 years of flying, Dee Passon was diagnosed with a slew of health conditions that were ultimately caused by toxic fumes. Have you heard of Aerotoxic Syndrome? For 16 years, between 1979 and 1995, I worked for British Airways, Air Europe, Britannia Airways, and a private jet company as part of the cabin crew.…

Incident: British Airways E190 at London on Feb 17th 2017, smell of smoke on final approach – Av Herald – 18.2.17

A British Airways Embraer ERJ-190, registration G-LCYN performing flight BA-4454 from Rotterdam (Netherlands) to London City,EN (UK), was on final approach to City Airport’s runway 27 descending through 4000 feet about 15nm east of London City Airport when the crew declared emergency reporting the smell of smoke on board. The aircraft continued for a safe…

Accident: Lufthansa B748 at Mexico City on Jan 30th 2017, rejected takeoff due to odour Av Herald – 18.2.17

A Lufthansa Boeing 747-800, registration D-ABYT performing flight LH-499 from Mexico City (Mexico) to Frankfurt/Main (Germany), was lined up for takeoff from Mexico City’s runway 05R when a strong odour of rotten eggs and matches occurred. The aircraft rolled along the runway at low speed, vacated the runway at the first exit about 200 meters/650…