Pilot Study – Private Eye

A MONTH after a new scientific study showed that poisoning from toxic aircraft fumes led to the death in 2012 of BA pilot Richard Westgate (see Eye 1333), the Eye has learned that provisional postmortem findings involving a cabin crew member have found similar evidence of organophosphate neurotoxicity

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Toxic fumes and radiation on Australian airlines spark cancer concerns among crew – and passengers ‘aren’t always warned’ – Daily Mail

Report by the Australian Transport Safety Bureau says toxic fumes have been pumped out more than 1000 times over the past five years Former pilot who collapsed from aerotoxic syndrome blames chemicals on BAe146 aircraft for making her sick Airline staff are seeking legal action over brain and breast cancer links Flight attendant Brett Vollus…

Plane carrying 185 passengers forced to make emergency landing after nine crew fall ill due to noxious fumes – Daily Mail, The Independent, The Irish Mirror, The Journal

The US Airways jet was flying from Venice to Philadelphia when emergency declared Cabin crew reported feeling ‘nauseous and dizzy’ two hours into the flight The aircraft made an emergency landing at Dublin Airport around 4pm Nine cabin crew taken to Beaumont Hospital in Dublin for treatment To read the full article on Daily Mail…