Daily uk news Prince William's fellow RAF Sea King airman wins MoD payout after his rare cancer is linked to helicopter's fumes - sparking health fears over future king PremierLeague-News.Com

PremierLeague-News.Com - Flight Sergeant Zach Stubbings, 42, from Cardiff, spent his 15-years RAF career inhaling the fumes from the now-retired aircraft's powerful twin engines.

Daily uk news Prince William's fellow RAF Sea King airman wins MoD payout after his rare cancer is linked to helicopter's fumes - sparking health fears over future king PremierLeague-News.Com

PremierLeague-News.Com - Flight Sergeant Zach Stubbings, 42, from Cardiff, spent his 15-years RAF career inhaling the fumes from the now-retired aircraft's powerful twin engines.

Daily uk news  Prince William's fellow RAF Sea King airman wins MoD payout after his rare cancer is linked to helicopter's fumes - sparking health fears over future king PremierLeague-News.Com
03 May 2021 - 10:31

PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Prince William's fellow RAF Sea King airman has received a payout from the Ministry of Defence after his rare cancer was linked to toxic fumes from the helicopter.Flight Sergeant Zach Stubbings, 42, from Cardiff, spent his 15-years RAF career inhaling the fumes from the now-retired aircraft's powerful twin engines.The MoD have been forced to admit that the fumes caused Flight Sergeant Stubbings' bone marrow cancer, multiple myeloma, following a six-year legal battle.Prince William also piloted the aircraft for three years while serving in the Royal Air Force Search and Rescue Force at RAF Valley, Anglesey.He carried out 156 search and rescue operations - saving 149 people - during his time there.The fume dangers highlighted by Flight Sergeant Stubbings' legal bid will no doubt cause concern within the Royal Family.RAF Sea King has also been linked to asbestos poisoning, after thousands of military engineers were feared to have inhaled the potentially fatal chemicals.  Flight Sergeant Zach Stubbings, 42, (right) from Cardiff, spent his 15-years RAF career inhaling the fumes from the now-retired aircraft's powerful twin engines Prince William also piloted the aircraft (pictured at the controls of Sea King) for three years while serving in the Royal Air Force Search and Rescue Force at RAF Valley, Anglesey RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next William takes a gap year: Prince quits the military but... Secretary of State Anthony Blinken says closing Guantanamo... Share this article Share The MoD have been forced to admit that the fumes caused Flight Sergeant Stubbings' (pictured) bone marrow cancer, multiple myeloma, following a six-year legal battle Sea King helicopters linked to issues with potentially fatal asbestos Thousands of military engineers were feared to have inhaled potentially fatal asbestos chemicals while working on Britain’s Sea King helicopters.In 2018, defence chiefs confirmed they had issued an alert in a desperate effort to warn Royal Navy and RAF personnel who have maintained the Sea King since it entered service in 1969.In an unprecedented move, the Ministry of Defence has also contacted foreign governments that bought the helicopter and civilian contractors flying ex-British military Sea Kings.

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. adverts.addToArray({"pos":"mpu_factbox"})Advertisement Flight Sergeant Stubbings uncovered documents from 1999 revealing that the MoD were warned of potential issues caused by Sea King fumes by experts.But nothing was done to rectify the issue, The Sun reports. Flight Sergeant Stubbings told the paper: 'The Government chose to ignore it. It's a scandal.' An MoD spokesperson said: 'The health and safety of our personnel is of the utmost importance and we are committed to providing a safe working environment. 'Three studies undertaken by the RAF Centre of Aviation Medicine into Sea King found there were no definitive conclusions in terms of risk to health. 'RAF Sea King reached the end of service in 2016.'In 2018, thousands of military engineers were feared to have inhaled potentially fatal asbestos chemicals while working on Britain’s Sea King helicopters.Defence chiefs confirmed they had issued an alert in a desperate effort to warn Royal Navy and RAF personnel who have maintained the Sea King since it entered service in 1969.In an unprecedented move, the Ministry of Defence has also contacted foreign governments that bought the helicopter and civilian contractors flying ex-British military Sea Kings.Serving personnel or veterans with health problems caused by exposure to asbestos on Sea Kings were able to sue the MoD for hundreds of thousands of pounds.  Read more: RAF airman who flew with Prince William proves rare cancer was caused by the Sea King chopper DM.later('bundle', function(){ DM.has('external-source-links', 'externalLinkTracker'); });

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