Odor reportedly forces plane to make emergency landing in Newark. NJ.com – 21.3.17

NEWARK — Minutes after taking off from LaGuardia Airport in New York, a Spirit Airlines plane made an emergency landing at Newark Liberty on Monday night due to an “odor event,” according to a report. Passengers from the Fort Lauderdale-bound Spirit Airlines flight 779 were moved to another plane, according to NBCMiami.com. There were no injuries.…

Air New Zealand flight cancelled after haze detected on plane – Stuff Travel – 14.3.17

A mystery “haze” detected on board an Air New Zealand plane caused it to be grounded on Tuesday morning. The flight out of Napier had not taken off when the haze was detected in the cabin. “Air New Zealand flight NZ5210 from Napier to Auckland was cancelled earlier this morning due to a haze being detected in…

Brussels senses “Fume Events” in passenger jets – Welt N24 – 14.3.17

In the dispute over the health hazards of the air in passenger aircraft, the EU Commission is now switching on. The issue is highly controversial, because the manufacturers dispute any problems. It often happens. Almost every week, pilots report strange odors or even smoke in the cabin of airplanes. The events described in the specialist magazine…

Poisoning by aircraft air is recognized as a work disaster – Flug-Verspatetet.de 19.7.16 – Republished 13.3.17

For the first time, poisoning by harmful aircraft cabin air  in Germany was recognized as a work disaster. It is the second case in the world where the disease of a crew member in connection with contaminated cabin air has been recognized as an occupational accident. As a result, on the Lufthansaflug from 2013 during…

Gift über den Wolken = Poison above the clouds – Bayersiche Staatszeitung – 24.2.17

Husten, Schwindel, Herzrasen: Immer mehr Flugbegleiter, Piloten und Passagiere leiden unter „Fume Events“ Flugbegleiterin Maria Greiner (Name geändert) ist verzweifelt. Seit einem Einsatz im Februar 2016 leidet sie unter Schwindel, Husten, Herzrasen, Atembeschwerden und Sehstörungen. Nur glauben wollen ihr das weder der Arbeitgeber, noch die Berufsgenossenschaft und die Ärzte. „Mir fällt es sehr schwer, mit…

Knowledge & possible procedure, at (V.a.) Poisoning by contaminated cabin air in aircraft – “Fume Events” – 4.2.17

Google Translation: Poisoning by nerve pains – not only those caused by contaminated cabin air in passenger aircraft – but also these, do not correspond to a nonspecific, unspecified disease / symptom complex, as by circumscribed terms such as eg. “Aerotoxic syndrome” is so often presented. On the contrary, if it is objective and often…

Nerve Toxins in the cabin? BKK 24 – 26.1.17

Google translation: Already far before the start of the travel season the ARD magazine Plusminus reported mysterious illnesses among flight travelers and cabin crew. Could possibly be traces of a nerve poison in the cabin air. According to the report of the TV channel, the air for passenger aircraft is diverted directly by the compressors…

‘Fume event’ hospitalises American Airlines crew in latest incident concerning cabin air – Virdis Navitas – 5.1.17

‘Fume event’ hospitalises American Airlines crew in latest incident concerning cabin air even flight attendants were taken to hospital complaining of headaches caused by “odours in the cabin” on an American Airlines aircraft. The crew on flight 1896, which landed safely in Orlando on Monday night, were said to have been involved in what are…

Aerotoxic Syndrome – Medicine of the Future – 24.1.17

Aerotoxic Syndrome Occasionally, a fault in aircraft engines causes a ‘fume event’ in which excessive amounts of fumes are released into the cabin air, often causing a musty smell. More commonly, cabin air becomes contaminated with exhaust fumes due to an inherent design flaw. This is why some cabin crew and pilots develop a condition…

Aerotoxic Syndrome – Finding help and relief – Health Matrix – 21.1.17

A few years ago, I received the following e-mail: Wow… nice article on the ketogenic diet. Here is something you may wish to sink your teeth into… and maybe even be a help… In late 2010 and early 2011 I inhaled fumes containing organophosphates through oil leaks in an engine. I have suffered incredible pain,…