Government letter to UK Lords – Ladies and Members of Parliament – 30th November 2015

To read the 30th November 2015 letter to Lords & Ladies and Members of Parliament click letter The Countess of Mar House of Lords London SW1A 0PW 30 November 2015 Dear Colleague, I have recently answered a number of letters and Parliamentary Questions on the conclusions of the Committee on Toxicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer…

Autoantibody markers of neural degeneration are associated with post-mortem histopathological alterations of a neurologically-injured pilot

Autoantibody markers of neural degeneration are associated with post-mortem histopathological alterations of a neurologically-injured pilot Mohamed B. Abou-Donia,1, * F.R.W. van de Goot2 and M.F.A. Mulder3 1 Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA 2 Symbiant BV, Wilhelminalaan 12, 1815 JD Alkmaar, The Netherlands 3 Aviation Medical Consult, Karbouwstraat 14, 1402 VC Bussum,…

New EU occurrence reporting regulation comes into effect 15 November 2015. It will be mandatory to report “burning,smoke, fumes…” & “Contaminated air in the cockpit or in the passenger compartment which has or could have endangered the aircraft, its occupants or any other person.”

  New EU occurrence reporting regulation comes into effect 15 November 2015. It will be mandatory to report “burning,smoke, fumes…” &  “Contaminated air in the cockpit or in the passenger compartment which has or could have endangered the aircraft, its occupants or any other person.” Click the links below to read the new regulations. REPORTING REGULATION NEW -376_ 2014…

Brother troubled by steward’s unusual death – was death caused by aircraft cabin air. Finnish newspaper

Brother troubled by steward’s unusual death – was death caused by aircraft cabin air? To read the Finnish article click here To watch the  Finnish TV programme from 9th November 2015 click here. Here is an English translation: British Airways steward Matthew Bass died unexpectedly at the early age of 34. He had lost weight and…

Captain incapacitated

(October 9. 2015) A Titan Airways Airbus A320-200 on behalf of Easyjet performing flight U2-5461 from London Gatwick,EN (UK) to Heraklion (Greece) with 170 people on board, was enroute at FL350 about 50nm eastsoutheast of Venice (Italy) when the captain became unconscious prompting the first officer to don his oxygen mask and to divert the…