UK first official recognition of ‘aerotoxic syndrome’ caused by fumes in aircraft cabins 2nd March 2015 – Merco Press

 The coroner, who is inquiring into the death of Richard Westgate, called on BA and the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) to take “urgent action to prevent future deaths.” Dr. Payne’s landmark report is the first official recognition in the United Kingdom of “aerotoxic syndrome,” a phenomenon long denied by airlines but which is blamed by…

The German Wings crash reflects badly on the medical surveillance of pilots. The weaknesses can be calculated to show at one of the most famous physicians of the scene.

There are coincidences that are so incredible that the coincidence seems almost impossible. So it was on March 24, shortly after 10.40 clock, when the German Wings Airbus crashed on a mountain on the territory of the municipality Prads-Haute-Bléone. Since just 40 line kilometers downhill met two doctors who are said to have played an…

Aerotoxic Syndrome – Aviation’s Secret That Is Risking Your Health Every Time You Fly – Collective Evolution

Most airlines today are exceptionally efficient and proud of their safety records – they ensure their staff are highly trained with how to deal with emergencies, and their ground staff can spot a potential problem long before it happens. British Airways, for example, has an impeccable record – none of their planes have ever crashed…