Passengers ‘in state of collapse’ after air cockpit fumes drama – Birmingham Mail 24th August 2016

Passengers were in a ‘state of collapse’ after a mid air drama when smoke began to pour from the plane’s cockpit. A full emergency was declared on the Aer Lingus flight from Birmingham Airport to Cork operated by Stobart Air, with 59 passengers and four crew on board, about 25 minutes before it was due…

The DEADLY germs you’re inhaling when you fly – how much do YOU know about the toxic air? Daily Express 24th August 2016

PASSENGERS and crew are exposed to on board plane fumes so dangerous they can be life-threatening. Air travel can be a testing experience at the best of times. But annoying neighbours, seat kickers, stodgy plane food and lack of leg room aren’t the only elements for concern. The in-cabin oxygen supply is not just stuffy,…

FUME EVENT GUIDE – August 2016

«FUME EVENT» GUIDE vers. EN 08/2016 ______________________________________________________________________ 1 INFLIGHT Cockpit Required Procedures …………………………………………………………………………………apply Apply operator procedures according to the respective aircraft operation manuals. To date all operators should have established appropriate procedures. References could be: Identification of Smoke/Fumes/Smell (e.g. «Oil Smell» or «Unknown Origin»), Use of Oxygen Masks Emergency Declaration Landing at nearest suitable Airport…

KABINENLUFTFORSCHER OHNE STUDIUM – Der Überflieger – CICERO 19th Aug 2016

Wolfgang Rosenberger von der Medizinischen Hochschule Hannover ist einer der führenden Kabinenluftforscher der Welt. Die Ergebnisse seiner Messreihen in Lufthansa-Flügen gelten in der Debatte um die Giftigkeit von Luftpartikeln an Bord als wichtige Referenz. Nun zeigt sich: Er verfügt über keinen akademischen Abschluss…

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Incident: Cathay Pacific A333 near Bangkok on Aug 14th 2016, smoke in cockpit and cabin

A Cathay Pacific Airbus A330-300, registration B-HLW performing flight CX-755 from Hong Kong (China) to Bangkok (Thailand), was descending towards Bangkok when smoke appeared in cockpit and cabin prompting the flight crew to don their oxygen masks and declare emergency, the crew worked the related checklists which seemed to reduce the smoke. The aircraft continued…

Incident: United A320 near Santa Barbara on Aug 15th 2016, smoke in cabin

A United Airbus A320-200, registration performing flight UA-460 from Los Angeles,CA to San Francisco,CA (USA) with 140 people on board, was climbing out of Los Angeles when the crew stopped the climb at FL270 reporting smoke in the cabin, turned around and diverted to Santa Barbara,CA (USA) for a safe landing about 20 minutes later.…

Government advises airlines to spray pesticides on passengers?! Health Nut News – 16th August 2016

If the videos on this story weren’t included, I PROMISE you, even I would have a hard time believing this was true. And perhaps the next time you aren’t feeling well after having flown you won’t automatically assume you caught a “bug” but rather, you might wonder if the cabin crew had exposed you to…

‘It’s all in your Head’ Is it? But why? By BEARNAIRDINE BEAUMONT·WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17, 2016

Diagnosis: ’Depression’ ignoring the possible toxic background. When reading in the various aviators’ groups and on the basis of many discussions with aerotoxic victims, I realize again and again that way too many are brushed off by physicians, are sent to psychiatrists, while suffering from (a diagnosis of) depression. Many mention that the drugs they…

Aeroplane carrying Manchester City staff and media evacuated on runway following ‘smoke’ in cabin scare – Daily Mirror 15th August 2016

A plane has been evacuated with City preparing to fly out to Romania for their Champions League qualifier first-leg against Steaua Bucharest. An aeroplane carrying Manchester City staff has been evacuated after smoke filled the cabin as it stood on the runway. The flight containing 49 passengers including former City player now ambassador Mike Summerbee,…