A Perth mother who claims she was poisoned by toxic fumes while working as a flight attendant on an Ansett flight in the late 1990s is set to take aeronautics giant BAe Systems to court in a bid for damages.

Melissa Dray is convinced she is one of thousands of worldwide victims of “aerotoxic syndrome”, which sufferers say is caused by the cabin being contaminated with microscopic airborne engine oils and other chemicals.

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