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…

RARE PHOTOS: ANNIVERSARY OF THE BOEING 727’S FIRST FLIGHT – One of the first ‘Bleed air’ jets – 1963. 9th February 2016

Today (9th February 2016) is the 53rd anniversary of the Boeing 727’s first flight. What a day. At the time, the 727 was a risk and important to the success of Boeing. Luckily for everyone, not only was the first flight a huge success, but the aircraft would go on to help redefine domestic air travel.…

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…

D AIHH 1. Accident: Lufthansa A346 enroute on Jan 11th 2016, fumes on board. 2. Accident: Lufthansa A346 enroute on Jan 11th 2016, fumes on board. 3. Accident: Lufthansa A346 enroute on Jan 12th 2016, fumes on board.

Part 1 A Lufthansa Airbus A340-600, registration D-AIHH performing flight LH-730 (dep Jan 10th) from Munich (Germany) to Hong Kong (China), encountered fumes on board enroute. On approach to Hong Kong the flight crew donned their oxygen masks and continued for a safe landing in Hong Kong. At least one of the pilots reported sick…

It’s Time For Airlines to Stop Playing Dumb About Fume Events – Flyertalk 9th February 2016

The fuss started with Flight AA109 on Jan. 27: Headed from London Heathrow to Los Angeles and diverted two hours after take-off with a “mystery illness” affecting at least seven crew members and three passengers, this is the incident that sparked a fresh burst of media interest in the debate over the existence of aerotoxic syndrome.…

Smoke causes United Airlines emergency landing at Tucson airport – abc 15 News

TUCSON, AZ – A plane made an emergency landing at Tucson International Airport Sunday morning, after smoke filled the cockpit and cabin, according to authorities. Tucson Airport spokesperson Jessie Butler said United flight 6517 took off from Tucson to Los Angeles at 6 a.m. with 77 passengers on board.  While in the air, the plane…

“More oxygen and moisture CLEANER AIR with a lower cabin altitude means you’ll feel more comfortable and refreshed”. Virgin Atlantic Boeing 787 Dreamliner advert.

To view the rest of the Virgin Atlantic Boeing 787 advert click here. In simple terms – passengers and crew cannot physically be poisoned by toxic cabin air, a great selling point for the B.787 but surely worth explaining in more detail & promoting – Mr Branson? To view more details of the ‘CLEANER AIR’…

‘Everybody was screaming, totally terrified’: Passengers forced to escape smoke-filled plane by jumping from the wings on to the runway after emergency landing. Daily Mail 9th February 2016

SkyWest flight set out from Tucson bound for Los Angeles International But less than 30 minutes into journey, smoke begins to pour into cabin Plane turns back and some passengers forced to leap from wing  To read the full Daily Mail article click here Another report here. To read the testimony of a single passenger’s…