Alarming events: Headline after headline of pilot incapacitationsFri 9:58 am Europe/London, 11 Nov 2022
Speaking at General Assembly Meeting #64 on Monday, November 7, Captain Alan Dana quickly summarized several recent worrying headlines. These are just some of many:
November 1, 2022 — Austrian Airlines OS235 from Vienna to Berlin. The copilot vomited over the instrument panel and then leaned on the thrust levers.
November 3, 2022 — Fly Dubai 737. Incapacitated pilot by stroke.
September 21, 2022 — Lufthansa Airlines. First officer collapses on a flight attendant when he’s taking a restroom break.
October 22, 2022 — Indonesian pilot collapses in the cabin (caught on video).