JET FUMES SHOCK BA cabin crew ‘babbling and stuffing food in their mouths’ after toxic fumes leaked into cabin – The Sun – 1.1.17

They, along with the three pilots, had to be taken to hospital after they made an emergency landing TOXIC fumes being leaked into an aeroplane cabin caused flight attendants to become so “spaced out” that they “stuffed food into their mouths” and wandered around “lost”, a report has revealed. The flight attendants, who worked for British Airways,…

Flight crew ‘spaced out’ on fumes – The Sunday Times – 1st January 2017

British Airways flight attendants on board an Airbus A380 “superjumbo” vomited, became “spaced out” and had to use emergency oxygen after suspected “toxic fumes” were detected in the cabin during a long-haul flight, a leaked internal report reveals.   At least one crew member became so ill that he curled up on the floor and…

Incident: France A318 at Florence on Dec 28th 2016, strong unusual odour & final comment by Aerotoxic Association for 2016

An Air France Airbus A318-100, registration F-GUGO performing flight AF-1266 from Paris Charles de Gaulle (France) to Florence (Italy), was on final approach to Florence’s runway 05 when a strong unusual odour was noticed throughout the aircraft, on the flight deck and cabin. The crew continued for a safe landing on runway 05 a few…

GPL-TOX: TOXIC NON-METAL CHEMICAL PROFILE (Organophosphate exposure testing) -The Great Plains Laboratory – 30.12.16

GENERAL Every day, we are exposed to hundreds of toxic chemicals through products like pharmaceuticals, pesticides, packaged foods, household products, and environmental pollution.  As we have become more exposed to chemical-laden products and to toxic chemicals in food, air, and water, we have been confronted with an accelerating rate of chronic illnesses like cancer, heart…

Disgraceful ‘Honour’ for failing to protect people from poisons. The Ecologist – 18.01.16

Easy to miss in the New Year Honours list: a little-known civil servant for ‘services to pesticides regulation’. But none the less shocking for that, writes Georgina Downs. Paul Hamey MBE is the very man who has been responsible for ensuring that rural residents receive no proper protection from repeated exposure to toxic mixtures of…

How not to leave people fuming…Arabian Aerospace – 30.12.16

Poisonous engine oil can cause plenty of invisible damage to the human body. Is there a solution? Liz Moscrop reports. Touted as delivering the utmost in passenger comfort in terms of cabin pressurisation and interior amenities, business aircraft play a vital role in today’s economies by conveniently transporting people across the globe. However, just like…

PHYSICIAN’S GUIDE TO PESTICIDE (Includes Organophosphate) POISONING – OPRUS 2001 – republished 27th December 2016

To read the full 2001 Physicians report (which includes data on Organophosphates) click here To read more about OPRUS from 2001 click here To read about Sir Solly Zuckerman’s 1950’s text book work on OP’s click here ……….Poisoning Symptoms………. Influenza-like symptoms Respiratory constriction Sensitisation Non-specific Symptoms Confusion Fatigue Sensation loss Vision Problems Erratic Heartbeat Digestive…

Thick air By Bettina Reckter VDI Nachrichten – 15.12.16

More and more pilots and flight attendants complain about violent complaints – caused by pollutants in the cabin air. The problem can be solved easily, the Cockpit trade union criticizes. “What problem?” Asks some in the aviation industry. Air passengers and passengers have been complaining about toxic fumes in aircraft cabin air for years. And…

Incident: Germanwings A320 near Dusseldorf on Dec 23rd 2016, odour on board

A Germanwings Airbus A320-200, registration D-AIQE performing flight 4U-9772 from Dusseldorf (Germany) to Prague (Czech Republic), was climbing out of Dusseldorf when the crew stopped the climb at FL250 and decided to return to Dusseldorf for a safe landing on runway 23L about 30 minutes after departure. A replacement A320-200 registration D-AEWL reached Prague with…

A letter from a UK Member of Parliament to the Secretary of State for Transport concerning the medical effects of toxic cabin air on aircrew and passengers – 23rd December 2016

UK citizen Phil Morris received these letters (1) + (2) from Yasmin Qureshi Member of Parliament for Bolton South East concerning toxic cabin air and its effects on both aircrew and passengers. We will publish the response from Mr Chris Grayling, Secretary of State for Transport, when we receive it. If you would also like to…