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One more lawsuit

Old 26th Jul 2018, 04:09
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One more lawsuit

Cathay Pacificís first female captain sues airline over 2015 emergency landing in Alaska
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Old 26th Jul 2018, 04:18
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Playing devil's advocate here, but on what grounds does she sue them?
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Old 26th Jul 2018, 07:58
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Leelan Marasinghe also.
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Old 26th Jul 2018, 11:35
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Are we not trained for such an event? Don't they pay us some what a higher than normal salaries for this reason? It's like a police officer suing for being shot in the line of duty, or a paramedic suing due to trauma of seeing a dead body. Sorry but I don't think she should be in that position if she can't handle an Emergency like she was trained
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Old 26th Jul 2018, 11:47
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And then to be left alone with the mental and physical consequences?

How about some post-incident counselling/care?

It's not happening, because of possible liability issues.

It's obvious, isn't it?
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Old 26th Jul 2018, 12:03
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Sorry but this is a totally frivolous law suit . She is a captain in charge of the aircraft , stuff happens inflight , deal with it . That’s what we are paid for
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Old 26th Jul 2018, 12:06
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Try breathing smoke for once on the flightdeck.

It changes your life forever.
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Old 26th Jul 2018, 12:14
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Originally Posted by Jnr380 View Post
Are we not trained for such an event? Don't they pay us some what a higher than normal salaries for this reason? It's like a police officer suing for being shot in the line of duty, or a paramedic suing due to trauma of seeing a dead body. Sorry but I don't think she should be in that position if she can't handle an Emergency like she was trained
I think you’ll find it’s the coercion of the decision making following the incident that is the contentious issue. We’re talking about a prehistoric management that has a history of applying pressure to a crew member when pressure is the last thing they need. A psychotic control freak management that has a history of applying draconian repercussions onto crew who have acted contrary to the Monday morning quarterbacks has no place in a modern airline.

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Old 27th Jul 2018, 02:01
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Hard to see what sort of "personal injury, loss and damage" the captain could be claiming for, when to all intents and purposes, all she appeared to have done was exactly what we are all expected to do and paid to do as a Commander.
Unless...... there were some aspects of the diversion etc that have not been made public.
What about the other crew, were they not involved in whatever nefarious circumstances that have precipitated this high court action?
Also why wait so long if whatever it was that occurred, was so serious to merit High Court action? Unless that is the fastest speed that the HK legal system can cope with.
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Old 27th Jul 2018, 02:13
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Best wishes to her or any pilot forced to sue an unreasonable and hypocritical employer.
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Old 27th Jul 2018, 02:25
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Personal Injury ??

Originally Posted by LongTimeInCX View Post
Hard to see what sort of "personal injury, loss and damage" the captain could be claiming for, when to all intents and purposes, all she appeared to have done was exactly what we are all expected to do and paid to do as a Commander.
Unless...... there were some aspects of the diversion etc that have not been made public.
What about the other crew, were they not involved in whatever nefarious circumstances that have precipitated this high court action?
Also why wait so long if whatever it was that occurred, was so serious to merit High Court action? Unless that is the fastest speed that the HK legal system can cope with.
DFO forgot to provide a "safe space" with kittens and puppies following event where Capt was subjected to high stress situation.. Draconian really !! Anna will be missed as was on path to rectify this oversight. Perhaps Jellyfish will oversee rectifying this situation following "Unconscious Bias" training program.

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Old 27th Jul 2018, 02:27
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Google PTSD please.

Some individuals develop it years after an incident like this one.

Nobody is immune to it. And it can, in some instances, be the end of your flying career.

( Hint : It's not an STD )

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Old 27th Jul 2018, 03:32
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Just a guess - possibly something to do with coercion to continue flight to destination without having first been examined by Doctor following smoke/fumes event.
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Old 27th Jul 2018, 03:36
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She obviously wants to milk her 15 minutes.

Pathetic and selfish.
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Old 27th Jul 2018, 05:24
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She'll have to PROVE that Cx was in some way unlawful and or negligent/reckless in their duty of care etc. in any of what they did which could prove to be quite a challenge and of course the Monday morning Quarterbacks will have a team of people grinding away against her - could turn out a costly and futile action in the long run. Hope she's got some good lawyers and good luck to her!
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Old 27th Jul 2018, 06:20
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PTSD ?????

Originally Posted by FUANNA View Post
Google PTSD please.

Some individuals develop it years after an incident like this one.

Nobody is immune to it. And it can, in some instances, be the end of your flying career.

( Hint : It's not an STD )
-Smoke was controlled
-2 Engines
-2 Autopilots
-Autothrottle
-Extra crew to assist
-SatCom
-Meals, Coffee, Snacks
-Been training this since near day one
-Gets paid to do this...

PTSD ?????
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Old 27th Jul 2018, 06:51
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Again, also for the last bully on here to grasp:

A scenario like that, in the middle of the night over the Pacific Ocean, is NOT what you want to see in reality.

Post-incident counselling and care is the absolute minimum you would want to expect. As most airlines do, by the way.

#snowflakesrule.
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Old 27th Jul 2018, 07:08
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Even if it is ambulance chasing, surprised to see that not everyone is cheering her on. Why not try and get some money out of CX?
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Old 27th Jul 2018, 09:00
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Fuanna, I have experienced smoke on the flight deck , it’s a scary experience but it didn’t change my life , just made me more aware of what could happen and to think a lot more about how I would deal with it going forward .
you get promoted to Captain to be in control in all circumstances , you can’t pick and choose , you just deal with the situations as they arise
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Old 27th Jul 2018, 10:04
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Thank you!

But he is forgiven, because his Domina has her day off on Fridays.

I experienced a similar event before, and I can assure you this:

The impact on your private life is real and profound, while company support is limited at best.

Instead you gonna be busy writing ' Dear XYZ' letters for weeks to come.

So yes, I do sympathise with this Lady.
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