Passengers complain about nausea – plane flies back – Hamburger Abendblatt – 29.1.17

Click here for the full article in German. Google Translation: Kurz after the start in Hamburg had to reverse the machine again. Rescue workers provide six people. Hamburg. Because some passengers suddenly felt unpleasant odors and complained about atembeschwerden and nausea, an aircraft with 141 passengers had to fly back on board shortly after the…

Poisoned in the plane – Frankfurter Rundschau – 26.1.17

Click here to read the full article. English translation below Flugbegleiterin Kerstin K. beschreibt den Geruch als süßlich-scharf. Sie wollte es genauer wissen – und hielt ihre Nase an die Frischluftdüse. Schlagartig bekam sie Kopfschmerzen, Herzrasen, es kribbelte in Armen und Beinen. Sofort nach der Landung kamen sie und zwei Kollegen ins Krankenhaus. Alle hatten…

Date set for landmark hearing into dangers of fumes in the cabin 6 – 13 April 2017 – Bournemouth Echo – 19.1.17

A LANDMARK court hearing to examine the risks posed by toxic fumes inside aircraft cabins will be heard in Bournemouth in April. A date has finally been set for a full inquest into the death of British Airways pilot Richard Westgate. The hearing will take place over two weeks in April at Bournemouth Town Hall…

KLM stewardess drag to court – Telegraaf.nl – 18.1.17

Google translation of the following article – click here to read in Dutch. Translation: KLM-stewardess fights against lay off. ‘Sick from nerve gas’ by: Paul Eldering Amsterdam, Stewardess Evelyn van den Heuvel (32) from Berkel en Rodenrijs has become seriously ill from nerve gasses on board of KLM aircraft. Still her contract was terminated with…

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Bleed air: the dirty secret the aviation industry doesn’t want you to know about – Walking Science 12-1-17

Have you ever wondered how jet airliners supply fresh air to passengers while flying at high altitudes? Everyone on board relies on this air supply, but where does it come from, and why hasn’t the aviation industry informed us of its health hazards? For 40 years, the air travel industry has kept this design secret. What…

British Airways cabin crew ‘spaced out’ after suspected toxic fumes fill plane – Evening Standard – 1.1.17

Leaked: Suspected toxic fumes resulted in several BA cabin crew becoming ill on a London-bound flight  British Airways flight attendants vomited and became “spaced out” after suspected toxic fumes filled the cabin which left them needing emergency oxygen, a leaked report has revealed. Three pilots and 22 cabin crew needed hospital treatment after an emergency…

British Airways Plane Makes Emergency Landing After Crew ‘Spaced Out’ On Toxic Fumes! The Indian Times – 2.1.17

British Airways flight attendants were left “vomiting, dizzy and acting bizarrely” after toxic fumes leaked into the cabin during flight. The October 25 incident came to light recently where the cabin crew aboard the Airbus A380 from San Francisco to London had fallen seriously ill, scaring the passengers with their weird behaviour. The crew said…

Benebelte A380-Flugbegleiter waren wie „weggetreten“ – Welt.de – 2.1.17

Am 25. Oktober landete ein Airbus A380von British Airways auf dem Weg von London nach San Francisco außerplanmäßig in Vancouver. Damals hieß es, mehrere Mitglieder der Besatzung hätten sich krank gefühlt. Näheres war nicht zu erfahren. Man untersuche den Vorfall, hieß es damals von der Fluggesellschaft lediglich. Nun offenbart der Bericht eines Flugbegleiters, worum es…

Fumée toxiques en A380 : un équipage de British Airways hospitalisé – Air Journal – 2.1.17

Les trois pilotes et 22 hôtesses de l’air et stewards d’un Airbus A380 vol de la compagnie aérienne British Airways ont été brièvement hospitalisés l’automne dernier, apparemment suite à un dégagement de fumées toxiques. Le Sunday Times a publié le 1er janvier 2017 un rapport interne citant le chef de cabine d’un superjumbo qui reliait…