Fumes Seeping Into Boeing Plane Cabin Hurt Pilot, Suit Says

Law360 (August 7, 2018, 5:01 PM EDT) -- A commercial airline pilot has sued the Boeing Co. in Illinois state court claiming he has neurological damage after he was exposed to toxic fumes from jet engine oil while aboard one of the company's planes.

In a suit filed Friday, Ronald Weiland claimed he was caught in a cloud of fumes on an American Airlines flight he was supposed to pilot from Miami to New York in August 2016. The next year, he started having problems speaking and swallowing, and he is no longer able to work as a result of the neurological damage, he said.

He claimed Boeing has...

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