KLM stewardess has to lose job (Aerotoxic) – De Telegraaf – 9.2.17

Google translation: AMSTERDAM – The sick KLM stewardess Evelyn van den Heuvel (32), who says to be felled by nerve gases in aircraft should not be summarily dismissed. She touches it lost its job by April 1st. The Subdistrict Court held in Amsterdam. The resignation will be destroyed on the spot by the end of…

Accident: Lufthansa A319 at Brussels on Jan 7th 2017, strong oil fumes on approach – AV Herald – OIL EVENT – 9.2.17

A Lufthansa Airbus A319-100, registration D-AIBF performing flight LH-2286 from Munich (Germany) to Brussels (Belgium), was descending towards Brussels when a strong oil smell developed on board causing eye irritations, headache, dizziness, concentration difficulties and respiratory problems. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on Brussels’ runway 25R. The entire crew went to a hospital…

Incident: Germanwings A319 enroute on Feb 1st 2017, captain dizzy, both flight crew on oxygen – Av Herald – 7.2.17

A Germanwings Airbus A319-100, registration D-AGWJ performing flight 4U-11 from Berlin Tegel to Cologne (Germany), was enroute when the captain felt dizzy and dopey. Both flight crew donned their oxygen masks and continued the flight to Cologne for a safe landing about 40 minutes after departure from Berlin. According to information The Aviation Herald received…

Incident: Germanwings A319 near Paris on Jan 30th 2017, chemical odour, both flight crew on oxygen – Av Herald – Oil Event – 7.2.17

A Germanwings Airbus A319-100, registration D-AGWM performing flight 4U-7402 from Hamburg (Germany) to Paris Charles de Gaulle (France), was descending through FL120 towards Paris when a strong chemical odour occurred on board of the aircraft. Both flight crew donned their oxygen masks and continued for a safe landing on runway 27R about 14 minutes later.…

Stuttgart: Bleed Air, Aerotoxic Syndrome or Fume Event – Verdi – 5.2.17

Google translation: Stuttgart: Bleed Air, Aerotoxic Syndrome or Fume Event Syndrome or Fume-Event to German: Gift im Flieger – ever heard of it? The concept of the aerotoxic syndrome, Bleed Air or Fume events is known. Some of them have done their own painful, sometimes even deadly, way. Aviation is affected worldwide. There were already…

Laser pen pilot attackers face jail under new law. BBC – 5.2.17

Shining laser pens at pilots, train and bus drivers, and other transport operators, will become a specific offence under government proposals. The Department for Transport says offenders face fines of thousands of pounds or a jail sentence. Since 2009 there have been about 1,500 attacks per year on aircraft. A 2010 law introduced protections for…

Knowledge & possible procedure, at (V.a.) Poisoning by contaminated cabin air in aircraft – “Fume Events” – 4.2.17

Google Translation: Poisoning by nerve pains – not only those caused by contaminated cabin air in passenger aircraft – but also these, do not correspond to a nonspecific, unspecified disease / symptom complex, as by circumscribed terms such as eg. “Aerotoxic syndrome” is so often presented. On the contrary, if it is objective and often…

Poison from the turbines – Gottinger Tageblatt – 4.2.17

Google translation: Nearly 8400 people have signed a petition calling on the university clinic to receive the so-called “Fume Event” session at the Institute for Occupational, Social and Environmental Medicine. There, victims of heavy traffic in aircraft are treated. University of Göttingen. The symptoms of the so-called aerotoxic syndrome: Patients feel drowsy and have flu-like…

Accident: Germanwings A319 at Hamburg on Jan 29th 2017, unidentified odour on board – OIL EVENT – 29.1.17

A Germanwings Airbus A319-100, registration D-AGWY performing flight 4U-7218 from Hamburg (Germany) to Stockholm (Sweden) with 141 passengers, was climbing out of Hamburg when the crew stopped the climb at FL150 due to an unidentified odour on board causing respiratory problems and nausea to a number of passengers. The aircraft returned to Hamburg for a…