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[China] Pilots of jet that plunged 25,000ft after vaping in the cockpit caused a decompression event are stripped of their flying licences

Chinese authorities have cut flag carrier Air China's 737 flights and revoked the flying licences of the cockpit crew involved in a mid-air emergency sparked by a co-pilot's vape smoke. An Air China 737 made a rapid emergency descent from 35,000ft to 10
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 20, 2018 14:31
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China clips Air China's wings after descent scare

The cuts to the carrier’s 737 flights amount to 5,400 hours a month, it said. The CAAC also suspended the licenses of other staff involved in the emergency incident that was linked to a co-pilot smoking in the cockpit, CCTV added.
Reuters
added Jul 19, 2018 01:15
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Up in smoke: Vaping China co-pilot sparks mid-air emergency

the drama was triggered when the co-pilot sought to turn off a ventilation system to prevent his smoke spreading into the main cabin...Smoking is not allowed aboard... But the co-pilot accidentally switched off air-conditioning instead, leading to a
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 13, 2018 13:59
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Air China flight's sudden descent linked to co-pilot smoking: state media

“In the preliminary investigation, the co-pilot was found to be smoking an e-cigarette...Smoke diffused into the passenger cabin and relevant air conditioning components were wrongly shut off, without notifying the captain, which resulted in insufficient
Reuters
added Jul 13, 2018 13:21
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[China] Packed passenger plane dropped 25,000ft - with officials probing whether the pilots were SMOKING in the cockpit

An investigation has been launched after a packed passenger plane plunged 25,000 feet in an emergency descent amid claims the pilots had been smoking in the cockpit. The Chinese Civil Aviation Administration is probing why oxygen masks were deployed on
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 12, 2018 15:28
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Air China investigating after flight drops 21,000 feet, pilots accused of smoking in cockpit

Air China has reportedly placed pilots from a Tuesday flight under investigation amid claims that the aircrew was smoking in the cockpit, causing cabin decompression and forcing the plane to drop 21,000 feet in 10 minutes.
Fox News
added Jul 11, 2018 21:36
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[UK] VAPING RULES Can you vape on planes and trains? E-cigarettes and vaping rules explained

Both Easyjet and Ryanair allow passengers to carry their vapes in their hand luggage but have a strict no smoking policy which applies to vaping. Ryanair even reserves the right to refuse passengers on board a flight if "you have smoked, or attempted to
The Sun (uk)
added Jul 11, 2018 13:38
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Jonathan Rhys Meyers is detained at LAX after getting into a 'drunken fight with his WIFE and smoking his e-cigarette' on an American Airlines flight

At one point, Meyers allegedly also started smoking his e-cigarette when he stood up to go to the bathroom. He stopped when a flight attendant asked him to. LAX Airport police detained the actor when the flight landed but he denied using his e-cigarette
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 9, 2018 15:29
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Cancer prevalence among flight attendants compared to the general population

Many flight attendants working today were also exposed to high levels of secondhand tobacco smoke before in-flight smoking bans were implemented. The long-term health effects of this mix of occupational exposures, including with regard to cancers which de
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jun 26, 2018 20:45
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