Incident: Easyjet Switzerland A320 near Stuttgart on Dec 2nd 2016, smoke in cockpit – Av Herald

An Easyjet Switzerland Airbus A320-200, registration HB-JXB performing flight U2-1234 from Budapest (Hungary) to Basel/Mulhouse (Switzerland/France), was enroute at FL380 about 110nm eastsoutheast of Stuttgart (Germany) when the crew reported smoke on the flight deck and decided to divert to Stuttgart for a safe landing on runway 25 about 30 minutes later. The airline reported…

Incident: Easyjet A320 near Newcastle on Nov 28th 2016, fumes in cabin – Av Herald

An Easyjet Airbus A320-200, registration G-EZWX performing flight U2-6931 from Edinburgh,SC (UK) to Hamburg (Germany) with 161 passengers and 6 crew, was climbing out of Edinburgh when the crew stopped the climb at FL250 about 30nm northwest of Newcastle,EN (UK) when the crew decided to divert to Newcastle reporting fumes in the cabin. The aircraft…

Toxic fumes on board: Swiss warns its staff – Schweiz am Sonntag – 26.11.16

Google translation of this report An inspection report shows how contaminated air enters the cockpit. In the cockpit and in the passenger compartment of the Swiss Airbus A330, the smell of hydraulic oil spreads five minutes after the start in Zurich. The 34-year-old pilot feels headaches and sets up the oxygen mask. This is a…

BREAKING NEWS: Emergency declared on easyJet flight from Edinburgh to Hamburg as fumes fill cabin – Daily Mail – 28.11.16

  EasyJet flight from Edinburgh to Hamburg diverted this afternoon Plane en route to Newcastle after fumes began to fill the cabin  Flight landed safely and emergency services were on the runway  An easyJet flight to Hamburg from the UK has been diverted after reports of fumes in the cabin. The flight departed Edinburgh Airport…

Boeing 787 Dreamliner is a breath of fresh cabin air. The Daily Telegraph – (old news) 19.12.09 – 28.11.16

The successful launch of the Boeing Dreamliner this week has highlighted concerns about the amount of toxic air in conventional aircraft cabins. By Charles Starmer-Smith 8:00AM GMT 19 Dec 2009 Comment The new lightweight plane, which is designed to cut fuel costs by 20 per cent, has been hailed as the answer to the problem…

If the Inside of an Airplane Smells Like ‘Dirty Socks,’ Here’s What it Means by Nicole Higman – 28.11.16

Many who board airplanes fear catching an illness from all the germs swirling around in the confined space. What they might not realize, as ABC reports, is that there’s a hidden danger in the air coming out of the vents during the flight as well. Air, or “bleed air,” in planes is taken in from the sky…

Sick from smoke-fumes onboard? What you need to know and what your doctor needs to know. Association of Flight Attendants – February 2016 – 28.11.16

SICK FROM SMOKE/FUMES ONBOARD? WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW AND WHAT YOUR DOCTOR NEEDS TO KNOW The outside air that gets supplied to the cabin and flight deck is “bled” off either the aircraft engines or an auxiliary engine called the APU. Because of design and maintenance issues, engine oil/hydraulic fluid from the engines/APU/aircraft systems…

Examination report shows how toxic fumes come on board – Swiss warns their staff – Basellandschaftliche Zeitung – 26.11.16

Google translation below… Die Vorfälle mit kontaminierter Kabinenluft in Flugzeugen häufen sich. Dies stellt die Schweizerische Sicherheitsuntersuchungsstelle (Sust) gemäss einem Bericht der „Schweiz am Sonntag“ fest. Ein Grund dafür sind die in die Jahre gekommenen Jumbolinos. Im Cockpit und im Passagierraum des Airbus A330 der Swiss breitet sich fünf Minuten nach dem Start in Zürich…

Professor David Coggan – Public Servant – £189,999 per annum – The Guardian – 26.11.16

Professor David Coggan Clinical Consultant, Programme Leader, Epidemiology Research Centre, Southampton Medical Research Council £189,999   To see all UK Public Servant’s pay click here Professor Coggan is former Committee on Toxicity Chairman (CLOT) and his opinion is that low level organophosphate human exposure (as found in passenger jet cabins) is not harmful. Does member…