“In January, 2017, seven flight attendants were taken to the hospital after a fume event on an American Airlines flight that landed in Orlando. According to news reports, that Airbus A330 had experienced two previous fume events before that.
Last week, a JetBlue plane on its way to Florida from California had to land instead in Oklahoma City due to an unknown odor that was coming from the cockpit. Ambulances met the plane and medics gave oxygen to some of the passengers who were having trouble breathing.
Stories like this grab headlines, but airline crew members have been worried about, reporting and complaining about a wide variety of health concerns – everything from light-headedness and dizziness to vomiting and memory impairment – related to contaminated air on airplanes for years.” (source) read full article here
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