Testimony of Dallas McIntosh, Former BA Cabin Service Director & other aircrew and passenger testimonies – 20.2.17

My name is Dallas McIntosh and I joined British Airways as Cabin Crew in 1996 when I graduated from The University of Strathclyde with a BEng in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering.  My intention was to fly for a couple of years to see the world before choosing which branch of Engineering to apply my learning…

Reporting Airline Fume Events – Independent Survey – 20.2.17

Personal information should not be shared on this form. All responses will be held securely and may be shared with 3rd parties for the purpose of raising awareness on the issues around Fume Events, Aerotoxic Syndrome in the campaign for safer commercial air travel. If you are Cabin Crew or Flight Crew and were on…

Aerotoxic Syndrome Permanently Incapacitated Me As A British Airways Director – By Dee Passon – 18.2.17

After 25 years of flying, Dee Passon was diagnosed with a slew of health conditions that were ultimately caused by toxic fumes. Have you heard of Aerotoxic Syndrome? For 16 years, between 1979 and 1995, I worked for British Airways, Air Europe, Britannia Airways, and a private jet company as part of the cabin crew.…

Incident: British Airways E190 at London on Feb 17th 2017, smell of smoke on final approach – Av Herald – 18.2.17

A British Airways Embraer ERJ-190, registration G-LCYN performing flight BA-4454 from Rotterdam (Netherlands) to London City,EN (UK), was on final approach to City Airport’s runway 27 descending through 4000 feet about 15nm east of London City Airport when the crew declared emergency reporting the smell of smoke on board. The aircraft continued for a safe…

Accident: Lufthansa B748 at Mexico City on Jan 30th 2017, rejected takeoff due to odour Av Herald – 18.2.17

A Lufthansa Boeing 747-800, registration D-ABYT performing flight LH-499 from Mexico City (Mexico) to Frankfurt/Main (Germany), was lined up for takeoff from Mexico City’s runway 05R when a strong odour of rotten eggs and matches occurred. The aircraft rolled along the runway at low speed, vacated the runway at the first exit about 200 meters/650…

Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs – (Defra) – correspondence with Prime Minister on Sheep-Dip OP’s & Airline pilots – 7th November 2016 & 9th February 2017 – 15.2.17

Mr Brown to Prime Minister Theresa May 7th November 2016. 7 November 2016 Dear Prime Minister For the Personal Attention of and Reply from the Prime Minister It is with deep regret that I have to write to you for your own personal attention and reply regarding the Government’s failure in its duty of care…

KLM stewardess has to lose job (Aerotoxic) – De Telegraaf – 9.2.17

Google translation: AMSTERDAM – The sick KLM stewardess Evelyn van den Heuvel (32), who says to be felled by nerve gases in aircraft should not be summarily dismissed. She touches it lost its job by April 1st. The Subdistrict Court held in Amsterdam. The resignation will be destroyed on the spot by the end of…

Accident: Lufthansa A319 at Brussels on Jan 7th 2017, strong oil fumes on approach – AV Herald – OIL EVENT – 9.2.17

A Lufthansa Airbus A319-100, registration D-AIBF performing flight LH-2286 from Munich (Germany) to Brussels (Belgium), was descending towards Brussels when a strong oil smell developed on board causing eye irritations, headache, dizziness, concentration difficulties and respiratory problems. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on Brussels’ runway 25R. The entire crew went to a hospital…

Incident: Germanwings A319 enroute on Feb 1st 2017, captain dizzy, both flight crew on oxygen – Av Herald – 7.2.17

A Germanwings Airbus A319-100, registration D-AGWJ performing flight 4U-11 from Berlin Tegel to Cologne (Germany), was enroute when the captain felt dizzy and dopey. Both flight crew donned their oxygen masks and continued the flight to Cologne for a safe landing about 40 minutes after departure from Berlin. According to information The Aviation Herald received…