Deadly poison in plane To read the full article click here. Google translation below by Paul Eldering AMSTERDAM – For the first time it is now demonstrated: occupants of aircraft are systematically exposed to life-threatening nerve gases, which are sucked in by the engine with fresh air. Who flies frequently and toxins can not break…
Following recent publicity into the death of Richard Westgate, HolidayTravelWatch notes the call by one of the UK’s biggest Trade Unions, Unite, for a Public Inquiry into the issue of Cabin Air Quality or the causes of Aerotoxic Syndrome.
1st May 2015
Click here to read the call for a Public Inquiry.
In 1941 The Royal Air Force were measuring Carbon Monoxide in front line fighter cabins: They were having a little teething trouble with the Hawker Typhoons; Carbon monoxide fumes were coming back from the stub exhausts into the cockpit, sometimes in sufficient quantities to nauseate the pilots. The boffins came and tinkered with the exhausts and…
Organophosphate poisoning is the most common poisoning in developing countries. Although the acute muscarinic and nicotinic side-effects of organophosphate poisoning are well known and easily recognized, but neuropsychiatric changes are rarely reported. We are reporting a case of a 33-year-old female who developed manic episode following acute organophosphate poisoning.
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A succession of Tory and Labour ministers refused to accept publicly that repeated exposure to organo-phosphate chemicals could cause irreparable damage… ……The cover-up of the OPs disaster in fact ran much wider than just their use in sheep dip. Indeed it continues to this day, in attempts to suppress the appalling damage done to the…
UK Air Safety Group (ASG) Statement on Airliner ‘Cabin Air Quality’ April 2015 “On the subject of Cabin Air Quality aboard passenger-carrying aircraft: The Air Safety Group (ASG) believes there is disagreement within the aviation industry about the levels of risk that passengers and crews are facing from the quality of the pressurised (conditioned) air…
‘Copy and paste’ of written technical material does not equate to a safe system.
To read Dr Hunter’s full article for The Royal Aeronautical Society click here.
Anyone not finding any suggestion of one of THE greatest risks to crew and passengers in aviation should:
Click here to contact Dr Hunter at BALPA
Aircraft Fume Event; A Passenger’s Story.
An open letter from:
21 April 2015
PILOTS have reported 167 cases of toxic cabin air in just four months, amid fears more could be killed if airlines do not tackle the problem.
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