Given the low reporting rate of 3.66%, this could indicate that up to 1,967 flights in the UK may have experienced contaminated air events during 2004. If a modest passenger number of 100 per flight is assumed, over 196,000 passengers could potentially present to general physicians with symptoms of acute toxicity.
S MACKENZIE ROSS, A HARPER, J BURDON – 2006
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“We have not seen large numbers of people reporting symptoms following these incidents (fume events) on aircraft which are very rare.” ROBERT GOODWILL MP – UK AVIATION MINISTER – 2015
196,000 passengers + aircrew = Not large numbers…?