Incident: Lufthansa A319 near Munich on Jul 26th 2015, odour in cabin

A Lufthansa Airbus A319-100, registration D-AILB performing flight LH-2231 from Paris Charles de Gaulle (France) to Munich (Germany), was descending towards Munich when the crew reported an unidentified odour in the cabin. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on runway 08L and taxied to the gate with emergency services in trail. The passengers disembarked…

Incident: British Airways A319 near Zuerich on Jul 24rd 2015, smoke in the cockpit

A British Airways A319, registration G-EUPJ performing flight BA-718 from London Heathrow,EN (UK) to Zurich (Switzerland), declared emergency reporting smoke in the cockpit while descending towards Zurich. The airport halted all departures and sent all arrivals into holds. The aircraft was vectored for an approach to runway 14, active runways 32 and 34, without frequency…

OPEN Letter to Lord Ahmad, Under Secretary of State for Transport from Ian Panton – 24th July 2015

OPEN LETTER Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport Department for Transport Great Minster House 33 Horseferry Road London SW1P 4DR 24 July 2015 Dear Lord Ahmad, Aircraft: Air Conditioning:House of Lords Written Question HL 1538 In answer to the written question submitted by The Countess of Mar: “To ask Her…

Drop Down Oxygen Masks are available for a Decompression flight but NOT a Fume Event flight

  To read about the decompression flight click here , here , here and here. AV Herald read here Passengers using drop-down oxygen masks on a decompression flight, but these masks are NOT available during a FUME EVENT flight (1 in 2000 flights) as below.   It is extremely concerning that that the concentrations of identified chemicals have NEVER been published for public…

Q. To ask Her Majesty’s Government what published scientific data there are regarding the risks to the unborn child of inhaling heated pyrolysed synthetic jet engine fumes – 23rd July 2015. Read the Government answer.


To read Countess Mar’s question again click here.


To read Lord Ahmad’s Government answer click here.

To witness a visible oil fume event on a passenger jet flight click below.



To read a testimony from a female passenger from a single fume event flight in 2000 click here.