Date: 03 Oct 99 17:38:41 From: bungles <email@example.com> References: 1
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Russell Short wrote: > It has arisen that 13 flight engineers flying for QF have died in the last > six years of brain tumours. Another unspecified amount have had cancerous > tumours removed by the various medical means available. > > According to a QF Senior Technical Specialist in avionics, fears have been > around for years regarding electric and magnetic fields around the FE panel > in the 747 Classic (and indeed other 3-crew aircraft). Hmmm.....add to this all the chemicals that ground engineering staff are exposed to, and you would expect them to be dying even earlier...they work around the F/E's panel (P4 for all those interested) too. Doesn't seem like it.