Re: QF Flight Engineers Dying?

Date:         17 Dec 99 01:57:52 
From:         "Erika" <torpan@torpan.com>
Organization: Optus Internet
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> 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).

IY may be so ,but i know a QF engineer who is on the net all the time hes
home here in Sydney...wants more electronic punishment,eh.