Potentially toxic cabin air is apparently not investigated in detail in many cases

“Is there a need for a crash before the authorities investigate?” Numerous incidents of potentially toxic cabin air  have apparently not been investigated in detail by the responsible authority over the past eight years. This is the research of BuzzFeed News. The piloting association VC-Cockpit calls the missing investigations of so-called fume events “fatal and irresponsible”.…

FLIGHT SAFETY IMPACT OF EXPOSURE TO CONFIRMED/SUSPECTED OIL-CONTAMINATED VENTILATION

SUMMARY OF DOCUMENTS THAT REFERENCE POTENTIAL FLIGHT SAFETY IMPACT OF EXPOSURE TO CONFIRMED/SUSPECTED OIL-CONTAMINATED VENTILATION AIR ON COMMERCIAL AND MILITARY AIRCRAFT, AND SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION Prepared by J. Anderson, AFA-CWA, AFL-CIO Updated Sept. 2016 AAIU (2016) “Report no. 2016-013: Serious incident Boeing 737-8AS, EI-EFB near Stansted, United Kingdom, 18 Sept. 2014.” (The Irish Air Accident Investigation…

Air in a plane cabin CAN damage your health, say scientists:

Research finds series of problems linked to fumes among cabin crew Study shows links between fumes and ill health from air blown into plane cabins Symptoms included headaches and dizziness to breathing and vision problems ‘This is a clear occupational and public health issue’, said Dr Susan Michaelis By Colin Fernandez Science Correspondent For The Daily…