More fatalities linked to toxic cabin fumes, claims forensic expert – Sunday Express – 31st January 2016

A FORENSIC expert who carried out an autopsy on toxic air victim Richard Westgate has witnessed other fatalities linked to dangerous cabin fumes. Dr Frank van de Goot examined the BA pilot’s body after his death in 2012 and found severe inflammation in his nervous system and heart which could not be explained. Since then…

Illness That Diverted American Airlines Flight Remains a Mystery – New York Times – 29 January 2016

LONDON — American Airlines Flight 109, traveling to Los Angeles from London, was more than two hours into its journey and close to Keflavik, Iceland, when several passengers and crew members suddenly and mysteriously became ill. Those aboard were startled, news reports said, and the pilot decided to fly back to London. The plane landed…

Toxic cabin air campaigners call for detectors in planes Mystery plane illness at Heathrow prompts calls for air quality warning systems in cabins – Daily Telegraph – 29th January 2016

Calls for an inquiry into ‘aerotoxic syndrome’ The incident has prompted campaigners to call for a public inquiry into damage caused to cabin crew by something called ‘aerotoxic syndrome’, which they claim is an illness caused by breathing in fumes on a plane that have been contaminated with engine oil and other toxic chemicals. The…

Unite – Two American Airlines flights grounded: Calls for public inquiry over killer ‘aerotoxic syndrome’ following midair incidents – Daily Mirror – 29th January 2016

A union representing cabin crew has demanded an immediate public inquiry into the rise in ‘aerotoxic syndrome’ as a result of contaminated air on board planes. To read The Mirror report click here. To read the Unite call for a public Inquiry click here Clamour for action on ‘aerotoxic’ air travel grows, public inquiry must…

Filmmaker behind aerotoxic syndrome documentary says only a ‘tombstone event’ will force the aviation industry to tackle bleed-air poisoning and fume events – Herald Scotland – 28th January 2016

ONLY a catastrophic passenger plane crash will force the aviation industry to come to terms with its “dirtiest secret”, according to the director of an explosive new documentary on toxic cabin air.   Watch film trailer here German investigative journalist former pilot, Tim van Beveren, said airlines and regulators would continue to turn a blind…

Incident: British Airways B744 near Abuja on Jan 26th 2016, smoke on board…Av Herald

A British Airways Boeing 747-400, registration G-BNLV performing flight BA-59 (dep Jan 25th) from London Heathrow,EN (UK) to Cape Town (South Africa), was enroute at FL320 about 200nm northeast of Abuja (Nigeria) when the crew decided to divert to Abuja. The aircraft landed safely about 30 minutes later. The airline’s press office told The Aviation…

Incident: India B788 near Delhi on Jan 26th 2016, smoke in cabin could NOT have been caused by oil fumes. Av Herald

NB. Fresh air inlets (nostrils) at the wing roots, on both sides. Smoke on flight AL-137 could physically NOT have been caused by toxic oil from the ‘bleedless’ air system. An Air India Boeing 787-800, registration VT-ANP performing flight AI-137 from Delhi (India) to Milan Malpensa (Italy) with 167 passengers, had just levelled off at cruise level…