Tel Aviv-bound flight returns to London after crew falls ill – easyjet 29th May 2015

An easyJet plane flying to Tel Aviv from London was forced to return to the airport Friday morning after a number of flight attendants reported feeling unwell. Shortly after takeoff, flight EZY2083 u-turned back to Luton Airport where paramedics and emergency response teams assessed the cabin crew members who were experiencing difficulty breathing. To read…

Daily Mail: Revealed: 167 cases of toxic air in planes in just four months – and 12 cases resulted in pilots requesting priority landing.

The figures have re-opened the argument about whether prolonged exposure to the air in planes is safe for passengers and crew. Details emerged in a report broadcast last night by ITV News, which has seen copies of the Civil Aviation Authority’s safety reports from December 2014 to March 2015. To read the full article click…

Guardian – Revealed: government knew of farm poisoning risk but failed to act

Documents show officials knew of danger from chemical mandated for sheep dipping that left hundreds of farmers with debilitating health problems, prompting politicians to call for Hillsborough-style inquiry Some facts: Organophosphates in sheep dip = Organophosphates in jet engine oil. Farmer victims = Crew & passenger victims (including infants and children). To read the full…