Boost for Montgomeryshire woman’s campaign on in-flight health fears

A 20-YEAR battle for recognition by a Montgomeryshire campaigner has been boosted by the findings of a World Health Organisation (WHO) journal. “Aerotoxic Syndrome is thought to be caused by exposure to contaminated air inside an aircraft, this occurs when a seal has worn down enough to allow oil to enter the mechanisms that control…

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  worldwide airlines Examples of inflight oil and kerosene fumes/ smoke/ odours and crews falling sick, pilots incapacitated, pilots having to don oxygen masks. Examples are of individual airlines that have been reported – all reported fume/ odour and smell events – with thanks to AviationHerald      Aviation Herald reports   Source ©Aviation Herald image…

Strong odour causes injuries to cabin crew and affects passengers

Accident: Lufthansa A333 at Munich on Jun 21st 2017, strong odour causes injuries to cabin crew and affects passengers  source © Aviation Herald read here By Simon Hradecky, created Thursday, Jul 6th 2017 13:49Z, last updated Thursday, Jul 6th 2017 14:00Z A Lufthansa Airbus A330-300, registration D-AIKB performing flight LH-414 from Munich (Germany) to Washington…

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…