Aircraft cabin air contamination and Aerotoxic Syndrome – a review of the evidence by Aviation Lawyer Frank Cannon 3rd August 2016

There is growing concern that there are no plans by the aviation industry and its safety regulators to take action to end the bleed air system, whereby the interior breathing air within airliners enters the aircraft through the jet engines. As a result fumes from engine lubricating oil, hydraulic fluid, de-icing fluids etc. routinely enter…

FUME EVENT “Aviation’s Biggest Lie” By Porter Lafayette 1st August 2016

This is a documentary and exposé of my own personal journey as well as that of fellow co-workers who have dealt with the deception, lies, collusion and retaliation after encountering a ‘fume event’, which is the aviation industry’s terminology for an engine wet seal ‘bleed’ affecting the aircraft breathing air which can fill the cabin…

Aviation’s Poisoned Air: Aerotoxic Syndrome – The Huffington Post – 28th July 2015 – 12 months on…

I have never been a great airplane passenger. I prefer to be on the ground. Now that I have learned about Aerotoxic Syndrome, a heath issue not in the public domain, I have a new concern. In a pattern strongly reminiscent of how “Big Tobacco” and “Big Oil” have used their power and influence to…

Incident: Tiger Australia A320 near Melbourne on Mar 1st 2016, unusual odour in cabin. Final ATSB report published 27th July 2016

Actual R/T of incident here A Tigerair Australia Airbus A320-200, registration VH-VNO performing flight TT-511 from Brisbane,QL to Melbourne,VI (Australia) with 63 passengers and 6 crew, was descending towards Melbourne when an unusual odour was detected in the cabin prompting the crew to request priority reporting smell of smoke in the cabin with a number…

Incident: Lufthansa E190 at Frankfurt on July 26th 2016, fumes in cabin

A Lufthansa Cityline Embraer ERJ-190, registration D-AECE performing flight LH-1375 from Wroclaw (Poland) to Frankfurt/Main (Germany), was descending towards Frankfurt when fumes were noticed in the cabin that dissipated shortly after. The crew declared emergency and continued for a safe landing on Frankfurt’s runway 25C. A passenger reported there were fumes in the cabin without…

Incident: Emirates B773 over Arabian Sea on July 26th 2016, smoke in cockpit

An Emirates Boeing 777-300, registration A6-EGG performing flight EK-652 from Dubai (United Arab Emirates) to Male (Maldives) with 309 people on board, was enroute at FL330 over the Arabian Sea about 470nm westsouthwest of Mumbai (India) when the crew reported smoke in the cockpit and decided to divert to Mumbai. The aircraft descended to FL310…

‘We have some sick passengers and crew that are throwing up’: Recording reveals moment pilot signalled full emergency when cabin ‘filled with smoke’ Daily Mail 21st July 2016

A recording has been released of the moment a pilot radioed Air Traffic Control (ATC) for emergency assistance on landing to treat sick passengers and crew. The TigerAir flight was descending in to Melbourne Airport in Australia on March 1 when the pilot reported smoke in the cabin, and that there were crew ‘throwing up’…

Incident: Koryo T204 near Shenyang on July 22nd 2016, smoke in cabin

An Air Koryo Tupolev TU-204, registration P-632 performing flight JS-151 from Pyongyang (North Korea) to Beijing (China), was climbing through 9100 meters out of Pyongyang when the crew reported smoke in the cabin and diverted to Shenyang (China) for a safe landing on runway 24 about 25 minutes later. Attending emergency services found no trace…

Accident: British Airways A320 near Paris on July 21st 2016, fumes in cabin

A British Airways Airbus A320-200, registration G-GATK performing flight BA-2552 from London Gatwick,EN (UK) to Heraklion (Greece), was enroute at FL350 about 70nm southeast of Paris (France) about 40 minutes into the flight when the crew decided to turn around and return to Gatwick due to an unbearable stench on board of the aircraft reminiscent…

British Airways jet forced to make emergency landing after stench of CANNABIS fills plane Fire crews rushed aboard to check out the overpowering smell – The Sun 22nd July 2016

A BRITISH Airways holiday jet made an emergency landing today after the stench of cannabis filled the cabin.

Passengers were told crew had fallen ill on the 8.15am service to Heraklion, Crete.

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