Former flight attendant says toxic fumes in plane caused debilitating illness – WSB TV – 4.5.17

WARM SPRINGS, Ga. – Channel 2 Action News investigated how potentially toxic fumes entered planes at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Now a former flight attendant from Georgia is talking about her frightening experience. Jan Williams, who used to work for former Delta connection carrier Pinnacle Air, says she suffered serious medical problems caused by fumes.…

Working week: at the Aerotoxic Association – Flight Global 4th May 2010 – Republished 7th May 2017

2010 – 2017 7 years on – a former pilot about Aerotoxic & a legal case about 20 Aerotoxic passengers = NO EVIDENCE? John Hoyte lost his medical category as a BAE Systems 146 captain in 2006 a victim of aerotoxic syndrome, which left him seriously neurologically damaged. He founded the Aerotoxic Association in June 2007 I…

Victims of contaminated cabin air took demo at Frankfurt Airport – Austrian Wings – 3.5.17

On April 28, 2017, crew members who had been injured and contaminated by contaminated cabin aircrafts, and who were still actively engaged in aviation, were already calling for a demonstration of non-toxic aircraft air from all over Europe. In the grouping of the shoulder, representatives of the aviation-specialized trade unions (including UFO eV, Verdi eV),…

Fume events: the current position on 26th February 2014 – Clyde & Co. LLP …Republished 26.04.17

An aircraft is beginning its final approach when the pilots notice an unusual odour in the cockpit. Without warning, the First Officer becomes nauseous and his arms and legs start to feel numb. The Captain starts to experience similar symptoms, although he is less severely affected. Both put on their oxygen masks, but the First…

Reminder: Second demo against contaminated cabin air on 28.04.2017 – Independent flight attendant organization Union of cabin crew – UFO

Dear Colleagues, The topic “contaminated cabin air” is of particular importance for us all. For this reason, we have already organized a demonstration against contaminated cabin air at the airport in Frankfurt last month. Many of you have been there and have contributed to the fact that the topic has been further put into the…

I always wanted to become a pilot – now my Traumberuf (Dream Job) has made me sick incurably By Former Pilot Katharina Kugelmeier – Huff Post Voices – 22.04.17

“I’m a pilot” – How many times have I said this sentence with joy. Today it has to be said: “I was a pilot, unfortunately, I am ill-treated by flying.” Although I have not been sitting in a cockpit for five years now, let alone flying in an airplane, I still hurt my heart. Apart…

‘KILLED BY TOXIC COCKPIT’ British Airways pilot who thought he was being ‘poisoned by contaminated cockpit air’ died after seeking help abroad because UK doctors did not believe him’ – The Sun – 7.4.17

A BRITISH Airways co-pilot who believed he was being poisoned by contaminated cockpit air died as he tried to seek medical help abroad, an inquest heard. Richard Westgate suffered from severe headaches, confusion, sight problems and insomnia before he died in December 2012 at the age of 43. He moved to the Netherlands to seek…