Capt. Tristan Loraine writes to Minister of Aviation, Robert Goodwill MP, regarding the questions put to the Minister by Angus MacNeil MP on cabin air quality. Full letter below. Dear Mr. Goodwill I am writing to you as a former British Airways Boeing 757/767 Captain, former union H&S rep, current co-chairman of the Global…
The Aerotoxic Association was founded in 2007 by Captain John Hoyte to disseminate ALL information to the public concerning ill health caused in aircrew and passengers after exposure to oil fumes in the confined space of ‘bleed air’ jet airliner cockpits and cabins. Note the ‘Bleed Free’ Boeing 787 can not cause ill health. Since 2007,…
Last month’s decision by the coroner investigating the death of British Airways pilot Richard Westgate … to demand urgent action to combat toxic fumes in cabin air means the air industry can no longer ignore a problem the Eye has been reporting for 15 years.
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“The flight did have a smoke smell in cockpit. Evacuation slides deployed as plane was on the ground. Passengers were evacuated and bussed safely to concourse,” said Stacey Stegman, a spokeswoman for Denver International Airport, told ABC News.
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British Airways A380 G-XLEF entered the London Heathrow maintenance facility this morning after arriving from Hong Kong as BA26 for attention following an onboard fumes incident during that flight.
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Angus MacNeil MP:To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, for what reasons it is not a requirement to monitor and detect in real time organo-phosphate compounds in the cabin air of aircraft operating in and out of UK airports.
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A Health and Safety Executive (HSE) report detailing concerns about farmers being poisoned by organophosphate (OP) sheep dip has been destroyed, admits the government agency.
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The Global Cabin Air Quality Executive heard at its annual conference in London yesterday that at least 3% of airline pilots are flying with degraded physical and mental performance caused by repeated exposure to neurotoxins in the aircraft cabin air, and may actually become incapacitated during flight if their exposure continues. Read the full article…
UK first official recognition of ‘aerotoxic syndrome’ caused by fumes in aircraft cabins – MercoPress
A coroner inquiring into the death of a former British Airways pilot has said that toxic fumes in cabin air pose a health risk to aircrew and frequent fliers. People regularly exposed to fumes circulating in planes faced “consequential damage to their health,” according to Stanhope Payne, the senior coroner for Dorset. Read the full…