Case Study: Analysis of Reported Contaminated Air Events at One Major US Airline in 2009-10

  title={Case Study: Analysis of Reported Contaminated Air Events at One Major US Airline in 2009-10},
  author={Judith Anderson Murawski},
Pyrolyzed engine oil sometimes contaminates aircraft environmental control systems, exposing aircraft occupants to oil fumes containing toxic chemical constituents. Exposure to oil fumes has been reported to cause both acute and chronic neurological and respiratory symptoms, and has been documented to compromise flight safety. Neither the frequency nor the causes and characteristics of fume events have been well-described, either at individual airlines or industry-wide. As a case study, the… 

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