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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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[UK] Cabin crew have a higher risk of ALL cancers: Harvard study finds radiation exposure and permanent jet lag undo all the benefits of their surprisingly healthy lifestyles

Air hosts live better than the general population, with lower rates of obesity and smoking and a better diet But data show their cancer risk is higher, perhaps due to radiation and body clock changes
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 3, 2018 15:34
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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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[Asia, China] Flight attendants exposed to greater risk of cancers: study

As for male flight attendants, they are more likely to have melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancers, especially if they were exposed to high levels of secondhand smoke. The researchers studied the data from a survey conducted from 2013 to 2014 as part of
Xinhua Newswire
added Jun 26, 2018 20:43
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Flight attendants may have higher cancer rates

Scientists have long suspected that flight attendants’ cancer risk might be affected by their exposure to naturally occurring radiation at high altitudes, shift work, time zone changes that disrupt sleep cycles, and poor cabin air quality, researchers no
Reuters
added Jun 26, 2018 20:42
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Lung volumes identify an at-risk group in persons with prolonged secondhand tobacco smoke exposure but without [FREE FULL TEXT]

The forced expiratory volume in 1s (FEV1), forced vital capacity (FVC) and their ratio (FEV1/FVC) commonly define airflow obstruction... In those at risk for obstruction due to SHS exposure but with preserved spirometry, higher RV/TLC identifies a su
British Medical Journal
added Jun 19, 2018 00:24
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