To read the full article, click here. English (Google) Translation Passengers and crew may have been exposed to poison gas Dagbladet ): – When starting the engine came the smoke from the engine into the ventilation system on the plane , and there was smoke in the cabin , said Chief Knut Morten Johansen Dagbladet…
The pilot is dizzy, the stewardess complains of discomfort. Where do they come from, the unexplained odors and vapors in aircraft? Are they dangerous to the flight safety? Experts from the BFU say no – but demand consequences.
…but then the whole cabin filled with smoke, says Sindre Standaleidet Aalesund, who was aboard the plane.
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The April 22-28 edition of Flight International featured two articles on the cabin air quality (CAQ) issue, titled ‘Time to clear the air’ and ‘Cabin air quality faces key legal test’.
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The Chair announced that he had received a letter from the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport, Robert Goodwin, MP, thanking the Committee for their work relating to cabin air. A copy of the letter was tabled for information. The Chair also informed Members that he had been in correspondence with Mr John Hoyte…
SundayExpress: We’ll be looking for TOMBSTONES: A Boeing engineer’s DEADLY warning about toxic cabin air
A SENIOR engineer at aircraft giant Boeing warned bosses they would be “looking for a tombstone” unless they tackled the potentially deadly issue of toxic fumes on board passenger planes, a bombshell email reveals.
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Perhaps one of the most baffling mysteries behind the ongoing debate of whether exposure to toxic oil fumes in the confined space of an airliner cabin can cause ill health is the total absence of in-flight monitoring systems to detect oil fumes. We all know that new houses require smoke detection systems, light aircraft often…
BACKGROUND Few studies have examined the broad health effects of occupational exposures in flight attendants apart from disease-specific morbidity and mortality studies. We describe the health status of flight attendants and compare it to the U.S. population. In addition, we explore whether the prevalence of major health conditions in flight attendants is associated with length…
Thanks to the work of the Association of Flight Attendants (AFA), the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has been allowed by the Federal Aviation Authority to regulate the safety and health of ‘crewmembers working on aircraft in operation.’
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