Calls for an inquiry into ‘aerotoxic syndrome’
The incident has prompted campaigners to call for a public inquiry into damage caused to cabin crew by something called ‘aerotoxic syndrome’, which they claim is an illness caused by breathing in fumes on a plane that have been contaminated with engine oil and other toxic chemicals.
The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) maintains however that incidents of smoke or fumes on aircraft are rare and that there is no evidence of negative long-term health effects.
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To view the ‘industry’ view on this H&S scandal from 2014 – click here.