2 pilots report loss of vision during flights

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2 pilots report loss of vision during flights

Post by yartims » April 24, 2019, 10:59 pm

https://coconuts.co/hongkong/news/flyin ... d-flights/

The incidents — disclosed in two preliminary reports by the Hong Kong Air Accident Investigation Authority (AAIA) yesterday — took place on a Cathay flight to Hong Kong from Hokkaido, Japan, in late January, and on another from Perth, Australia in late February. Both flights landed safely.

The January flight from Hokkaido was somewhere near Taipei when “the Captain experienced a sudden loss of visual acuity, the situation lasted for about 30 minutes,” the AAIA report reads.

The captain informed the first officer of the loss of vision and relinquished the controls, pushing his seat back and strapping on the seat’s shoulder harnesses “to prevent any possible interruption with the operation of the aircraft.”


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Re: 2 pilots report loss of vision during flights

Post by tamada » April 25, 2019, 10:00 am

"The AAIA offered no clues as to what may have caused the sudden losses of vision, and said that it expects both investigations to take a year to complete."

A whole year? I guess they won't be accused of being rushed to judgement.

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