Accident: Lufthansa A320 at Munich on Feb 17th 2017, strange odour – Oil event? Av Herald – 24.2.17

A Lufthansa Airbus A320-200, registration D-AIUT performing flight LH-2038 from Munich to Berlin Tegel (Germany), was just being cleared to line up Munich’s runway 26R for departure when the crew reported a strange odour on board and requested to return to the apron. Tower cleared the aircraft to taxi back to the apron via runway…

Gift über den Wolken = Poison above the clouds – Bayersiche Staatszeitung – 24.2.17

Husten, Schwindel, Herzrasen: Immer mehr Flugbegleiter, Piloten und Passagiere leiden unter „Fume Events“ Flugbegleiterin Maria Greiner (Name geändert) ist verzweifelt. Seit einem Einsatz im Februar 2016 leidet sie unter Schwindel, Husten, Herzrasen, Atembeschwerden und Sehstörungen. Nur glauben wollen ihr das weder der Arbeitgeber, noch die Berufsgenossenschaft und die Ärzte. „Mir fällt es sehr schwer, mit…

Contaminated cabin air: a health problem becomes a certainty. A longer chronology in German (English Translation now available) – 23.2.17

Contaminated Cabin-Air,a serious health problem is becoming certainty,a chronology through the ages Passengers should never be exposed to any health risks whatsoever,this is the basic law and directive of the European Agency for Flight Safety,yet a serious health risk exists in the form of contaminated cabin air. although it has been medically proven that during…

Testimony of Dallas McIntosh, Former BA Cabin Service Director & other aircrew and passenger testimonies – 20.2.17

My name is Dallas McIntosh and I joined British Airways as Cabin Crew in 1996 when I graduated from The University of Strathclyde with a BEng in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering.  My intention was to fly for a couple of years to see the world before choosing which branch of Engineering to apply my learning…

Aerotoxic Syndrome Permanently Incapacitated Me As A British Airways Director – By Dee Passon – 18.2.17

After 25 years of flying, Dee Passon was diagnosed with a slew of health conditions that were ultimately caused by toxic fumes. Have you heard of Aerotoxic Syndrome? For 16 years, between 1979 and 1995, I worked for British Airways, Air Europe, Britannia Airways, and a private jet company as part of the cabin crew.…

Incident: British Airways E190 at London on Feb 17th 2017, smell of smoke on final approach – Av Herald – 18.2.17

A British Airways Embraer ERJ-190, registration G-LCYN performing flight BA-4454 from Rotterdam (Netherlands) to London City,EN (UK), was on final approach to City Airport’s runway 27 descending through 4000 feet about 15nm east of London City Airport when the crew declared emergency reporting the smell of smoke on board. The aircraft continued for a safe…

Accident: Lufthansa B748 at Mexico City on Jan 30th 2017, rejected takeoff due to odour Av Herald – 18.2.17

A Lufthansa Boeing 747-800, registration D-ABYT performing flight LH-499 from Mexico City (Mexico) to Frankfurt/Main (Germany), was lined up for takeoff from Mexico City’s runway 05R when a strong odour of rotten eggs and matches occurred. The aircraft rolled along the runway at low speed, vacated the runway at the first exit about 200 meters/650…

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…