Westgate Aerotoxic Evidence not presented to the Coroner’s Court – 6th April 2017

Click here to view evidence (ii) Summary Richard Mark Westgate died on 12 December 2012, in Holland. He was found dead in the bed of his hotel room at about 8 am. Attention was drawn to his room because a “pillow-angel” alarm he slept on, was sounding. He was pronounced dead at the scene by…

Richard Westgate Coroner’s Inquest. 6th – 13th April 2017 Salisbury, Dorset. UK – David Platt QC & Michael Rawlinson QC – aerotoxicity claims from aircrew.

Evidence published in the public Interest: From 6th – 13th April 2017 @ 1000 there will be a public Coroner’s inquest into the death of Richard Mark Westgate at Salisbury Coroner’s Court, Dorset, UK. Representing BA and the Civil Aviation Authority: David Platt QC Practice Overview David specialises in occupational disease, personal injury and insurance…

Unite Union – Gerard Coyne: Cabin Crew and Air Quality – 25.3.17

Gerard Coyne – Unite Union leader Challenger.

To hear and see Gerard Coyne’s views on toxic cabin air CLICK HERE

Read here about Unite’s past calls (2016) for a public inquest into Aerotoxic Syndrome…

Unite’s advice and here on what action to take after human exposure to an oil fume event. (What about the passengers…?)

Aerotoxic Assoc. letter to EASA demanding publication of concentrations of organophosphates in a visible oil fume event in a BAe 146 – 23.3.17

Dominique Fouda, Head of Communication Department  Tel.: + 49 (221) 89990 2007 – dominique.fouda@easa.europa.eu Jagello Fayl, Deputy Head of Communication Department  Tel.: + 49 (221) 89990 6054 – jagello.fayl@easa.europa.eu Dear Sir or Madam, I note EASA’s publication of two further studies on cabin air quality dated 23rd March 2017. I am writing to demand that you now…

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.…

Please consider donating to: Air crew & passenger health research: toxic oil – In Memory of Captain David Hill – 20.1.17

Dear All, Thank you all for your kind words, cards and generosity.  We are blessed that Dave had so many wonderful colleagues and friends. Dave’s memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 4th @ 10:00 a.m. at Christ the King Church, 4291 Evergreen Pkwy, Evergreen, CO.  A celebration of Dave’s life will continue after…

Captain David Hill – Rest In Peace -18th December 2016

Captain David Hill – Rest In Peace. Dear Friends and Colleagues, I write this email to you with a heavy heart. Starting in January 2010, I had the honor of getting to know a great man—Captain David Hill.  The circumstances were not at all great – David and his crew had been exposed to oil…

BALPA & Causes of Pilot Burnout in 2016 & 2005…11th November 2016

The British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA) have just had their annual conference and PILOT MEMBER  BURNOUT was their key topic:- “We dedicated a day to each of our key topics, the first looking at burnout. Our Focus on Fatigue project has borne the question of not just how dangerous fatigue can be in the short-term,…