Reported Fume Events (14/03/13 – 22/03/13)

Incident: British Airways B763 near London on Mar 20th 2013, smell of smoke on board Incident: Fedex A306 at Fort Lauderdale on Mar 19th 2013, smoke in cockpit Incident: Southwest B737 near Indianapolis on Mar 19th 2013, bit of smoke in cabin Incident: KLM A332 near Amsterdam on Mar 19th 2013, odour on board Incident:…

AUTOANTIBODIES TO NERVOUS SYSTEM-SPECIFIC PROTEINS ARE ELEVATED IN SERA OF FLIGHT CREW MEMBERS: BIOMARKERS FOR NERVOUS SYSTEM INJURY

This descriptive study reports the results of assays performed to detect circulating autoantibodies to a panel of seven proteins associated with the nervous system in sera of 12 healthy controls and a group of 34 flight crew members (including pilots and attendants) who experienced adverse effects after exposure to air emissions in the aircrafts. The…