L’air dans les avions est-il toxique ? France Info – 5.1.17

Pour la première fois en France, un pilote d’avion vient de déposer plainte contre X. Il s’estime victime du “syndrome aérotoxique”. Mais ce phénomène est encore peu étudié en France et difficile à établir. Il s’agirait de failles dans les systèmes d’aération des avions qui pourraient être à l’origine d’une exposition à un air contaminé.…

A Reply to OPEN LETTER Dr Jill R Meara Acting Director Public Health England Centre for Radiation, Chemical and Environmental Hazards from Captain Tristan Loraine – 6.1.17

OPEN LETTER Dr Jill R Meara Acting Director Public Health England Centre for Radiation, Chemical and Environmental Hazards Wellington House 133 – 155 Waterloo Road London SE1 8UG Ref: BA286 – Airbus A380 diversion to Vancouver – G-XLEB Friday 6th January 2017 Dear Dr. Meara Thank you for your email of 15 November 2016. I…

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 crew became ‘lost’ and sick after a suspected leak of noxious gas into their cabin – International Business Times – 1.1.17

A British Airways crew vomited, became dizzy and suffered short term memory loss as a suspected leak of toxic fumes entered their cabin, forcing the pilot to make an emergency landing. They were manning an Airbus A380 from San Francisco to London when several of them began to variously wander around the cabin “lost” and…