Posted on Jul 08, 2009

A former flight attendant has filed a lawsuit claiming that hazardous fumes tainted by toxins are forced into the intake air system for airline passenger cabins.  The lawsuit claims that the air intake system causes engine oil and hydraulic fluid to mix generating a neurotoxic oil additive, passengers sometimes notice this as a chemical or "dirty socks" odor.  According to FAA records, these incidents occur up to six times per week.

Source:  Seattle Post-Intelligencer

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