Update: Emergency flight landing in Waterloo due to smoke in cockpit. KWWL.COM – 18th February 2016

Update: A passenger plane making an emergency landing at a local airport after crews say they saw smoke coming from the cockpit. The American Airlines plane taking off from Sioux Falls, South Dakota earlier today heading to Chicago, but was forced to land at the Waterloo airport. With a cabin full of what several called “fog like…

International Air Transport Association – 2015 ‘extraordinarily safe year’ for airlines – Contaminated Air a safety issue?

2015 was one of the safest for airlines, claims IATA – if you exclude the Germanwings and the Metrojet crashes which were ‘deliberate acts’. The airline industry body said in its annual report that last year was one of the safest for airlines with the number of fatal accidents falling by two thirds. It said…

American Airlines flight makes emergency landing at LAX due to mechanical issue – 11th February 2016

(FOX 11) – American Airlines flight #564 made an emergency landing Thursday at LAX after a report of a mechanical issue. The plane took off from San Jose carrying more than 100 passengers shortly after 9 a.m. and was en-route to Phoenix when the problem was reported. The pilot initially reported smoke in the cockpit,…

Plane lands in Los Angeles after declaring emergency -11th February 2016

LOS ANGELES — Authorities say an American Airlines plane has landed safely after declaring an emergency and diverting to Los Angeles International Airport. Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Brian Humphrey says the plane landed and taxied normally late Thursday morning and firefighters were not needed. A Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman says nobody required hospitalization…

AEROTOXIC SYNDROME – FUME EVENT REGISTER – UNITE, The Union.

Aircrew & passengers – have you been exposed to a fume event? If so, please complete this questionnaire so that details can be recorded on Unite’s ‘Fume Event Register’. Please register: Fume Event Register11-23330 It is important to register ‘evidence’ as: British Airways ‘Pilot Aerotoxicity’ lawyer Mr David Platt QC 15th July 2015 “There is no…