Captain David Hill – Rest In Peace -18th December 2016

Captain David Hill – Rest In Peace. Dear Friends and Colleagues, I write this email to you with a heavy heart. Starting in January 2010, I had the honor of getting to know a great man—Captain David Hill.  The circumstances were not at all great – David and his crew had been exposed to oil…

Aerotoxic Association – AAIB – 4.11.16

Dear David,                                   OPEN COMMUNICATION – 4th November 2016. Thank you for your prompt response. It was finally concluded after eighteen years on 3rd September 2010 in an Australian High Court – Turner v’s East West Airlines that bleed air powered aircraft such as the BAe 146 and A 380 released poisonous chemicals into cabins, which…

Air Accident Investigation Branch reply to Aerotoxic Association – 3.11.16

John,   Thank you for your inquiry.   The AAIB are not able to answer your question regarding the equipment fitted to British Airways Airbus A380 aircraft.  May I suggest that you contact British Airways about equipment fitted on their aircraft and the EASA for the airworthiness requirements for the installation of poisonous gas detectors…

OPEN COMMUNICATION from John Hoyte Chairman of Aerotoxic Association to AAIB regarding poisonous gas detectors in Airbus A 380’s – 2.11.16

OPEN COMMUNICATION Mr. David Miller Acting Chief Inspector of Air Accidents Air Accidents Investigation Branch Farnborough House Berkshire Copse Road Aldershot Hampshire GU11 2HH Wednesday, 2nd November 2016 Dear Mr. Miller BA286 Airbus A380 In-flight diversion to Vancouver due to reported ‘toxic fumes, toxic gas like fumes’   Could you please advise me, my member of Parliament Clive…

OPEN COMMUNICATION from Capt Loraine to Head of Air Accidents Investigation Branch – 2.11.16

OPEN COMMUNICATION Mr. David Miller Acting Chief Inspector of Air Accidents Air Accidents Investigation Branch Farnborough House Berkshire Copse Road Aldershot Hampshire GU11 2HH Wednesday, 2nd November 2016 Dear Mr. Miller BA286 Airbus A380 In-flight diversion to Vancouver due to reported ‘toxic fumes, toxic gas like fumes’ I was informed yesterday by one of your Operations Officers, Ms…

Kontaminierte Kabinenluft: Brisante Doku nun auf DVD – Austrian Wings – 3rd October 2016

Die Dokumentation „UNGEFILTERT EINGEATMET – DIE WAHRHEIT ÜBER DAS AEROTOXISCHE SYNDROM“ des Investigativ-Journalisten Tim van Beveren ist jetzt auch auf DVD verfügbar und kann hier bestellt werden.   Dieser Film ist – so Tim van Beveren – die erste investigative Dokumentation ihrer Art über eine der Schattenseiten einer ansonsten glamourösen Industrie. Er beschäftigt sich mit…

Incident: Austrian F100 at Vienna on July 8th 2016, smoke in cabin

An Austrian Airlines Fokker 100, registration OE-LVF performing flight OS-703 from Vienna (Austria) to Prague (Czech Republic), was climbing out of Vienna’s runway 29 when the crew stopped the climb at about 7000 feet and returned to Vienna for a safe landing on runway 11 about 11 minutes after departure. A listener on frequency reported…