How safe is the air you breathe on planes? BBC News




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Published on Jun 8, 2015

17 former and serving cabin crew are planning legal action against British airlines. claiming they have been poisoned by contaminated air. Reports submitted to the air safety watchdog here in the UK. show that there are hundreds of so-called fume events. each year - where engine oil and other toxic chemicals. may have leaked from the engines into the plane itself. The industry, though, says there is no scientific evidence. of any danger to public health. Our reporter Jim Reed has this exclusive story.

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