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More vaccine injured pilots are speaking out. The FAA violated their own regulations when requiring these pilots get a covid vaccine.
As you read these personal pilot stories, keep this in mind first and foremost.
The FAA violated its own regulations. Under the Guide for Aviation Medical Examiners: Pharmaceuticals (Therapeutic Medications) Do Not Issue – Do Not Fly, the FAA has a long-standing rule that states: “FAA requires at least one year of post-marketing experience with a new drug before consideration for aeromedical certification purposes. This observation allows time for uncommon, but aeromedically significant, adverse reactions to manifest themselves.” It became painfully obvious the FAA issued this mandated covid vaccine guidance based not on science or safety, but political reasons. “Why did the FAA abandon its own rules by encouraging pilots to take a brand-new experimental drug?” Flint asked. “This action by the FAA was totally unprecedented and extremely dangerous.”
Remember the case of Bob Snow? The pilot who had a SADS event shortly after landing his commercial airliner in Dallas? Who credits his survival on the event occurring on the plane because they have an AED on board?
Bob has been very outspoken about his incident. He had zero cardiac issues prior to his covid vaccine. He did not WANT the covid vaccine. His airline (American Airlines) mandated that he get the vaccine or lose his job. You can see the painful remorse mixed with anger in his eyes when he speaks about this, because he got the vaccine to KEEP his job, and that very vaccine has now cost him everything. He is not allowed to fly any airplane due to the cardiac event he suffered. I am reminded of the song lyrics “all gave some, but some gave all”. Bob snow gave all. Thankful to be alive. But his life will never be what he intended it to be ever again.
In this article, Bob goes more in-depth with his experience with his post vaccine issues and subsequent cardiac death episode. https://childrenshealthdefense.org/defender/pilots-injured-covid-vaccines-speak/
“Snow, a captain with a major U.S. airline, told The Defender he received the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine on Nov. 4, 2021, “as a result of an unambivalent company mandate to receive the vaccine or be terminated.”
According to Snow, he “began experiencing issues a little over two months” after receiving the vaccine. Due to a history of gastroenteritis, he underwent an endoscopy and an abdominal CT scan. The results of the endoscopy were normal and Snow was awaiting the results of the CT scan when he suffered cardiac arrest on April 9, immediately after landing at Dallas-Forth Worth International Airport.”
“As Snow described it: I was very lucky to have collapsed when and where I did, as the aircraft was shut down at the gate post-flight and care was immediately provided. There was absolutely no warning preceding my collapse in the cockpit. It was literally as if someone ‘pulled the plug.’” After receiving CPR and AED (automated external defibrillator) shocks to be revived, Snow spent almost a week in the hospital, where he was diagnosed with having sustained sudden cardiac arrest (SCA).
Medical studies indicate survival rates for out-of-hospital SCA cases are estimated at 10.8% to 11.4%. Snow said: “Needless to say, that’s not an encouraging number and I feel very, very lucky to have survived. “Had this happened in a hotel, in flight, at home or almost anywhere else, I do not believe I would be here right now.”
Snow said prior to this incident, he had “no history of prior significant cardiac issues,” based on two EKGs (electrocardiograms) per year for each of the previous 10 years — none of which, according to Snow, “provided any indication of incipient issues that might lead to cardiac arrest.” “I have no known family history to indicate a predisposition to developing significant cardiac issues at this point in my life,” Snow added. Snow has been recuperating at home since April 15, while awaiting more tests that will provide a prognosis for his long-term survival. However, it is likely that he will never fly again in any capacity. Snow said, “[f]or now, it appears my flying career — indeed, likely all flying as a pilot — has come to a rapid and unexpected conclusion as SCA is a red flag to FAA medical certification.” This, according to Snow, has resulted “in a significant loss of income and lifestyle,” adding that he has a college student and high school student at home and a non-working spouse who relied on his livelihood.
Vaccine injury is very hush hush. It is in the “we don’t talk about it” in healthcare. At this point they would blame a sudden cardiac event on taking Tylenol or an ingrown toenail before owning up to the vaccine being the cause. Many are fearful to speak out for fear of losing their job. Many who do speak out are censored and shut down on social media as “spreading disinformation”.
Sharp chest pains. Myocarditis and pericarditis. Heart attacks. Strokes and subsequent blindness.
These are just some of the many COVID-19 vaccine-related adverse events reported by commercial airline pilots and by a growing number of advocacy groups representing aviation industry workers.
According to these individuals and groups, the number of pilots speaking out about their vaccine injuries is dwarfed by the number of pilots who are still flying despite experiencing concerning symptoms — but not speaking out because of what they describe as a culture of intimidation within the aviation industry.
These individuals fear they will lose their jobs and livelihoods in retaliation if they reveal their symptoms or go public with their stories.
Cody Flint had no prior medical history to indicate he was at risk.
“I have been extremely healthy my whole life with no underlying conditions,” said Flint, adding: “As a pilot that held a second-class medical [certification], I was required to get a yearly FAA flight physical to show I was healthy enough to safely operate an airplane. “I have renewed my medical every year since I was 17. The last FAA medical I received was on January 19, 2021. The medical showed I was perfectly healthy just 10 days before receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.” Flint got his first (and only) dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine on Feb. 1, 2021. He told The Defender:
“Within 30 minutes, I developed a severe burning headache at the base of my skull and blurred vision. After a few hours, the pain was constant, but didn’t seem to be getting worse. I thought the pain would go away, eventually. It did not.”
Two days later began his seasonal job as an agricultural pilot, which typically runs from February to October of each year, Flint said. He said: “Approximately one hour into my flight, I felt my condition starting to rapidly decline and I was developing severe tunnel vision. I pulled my airplane up to turn around to head home and immediately felt an extreme burst of pressure in my skull and ears.” Flint initially considered landing on a nearby highway, unsure he’d make it back to the airstrip, but chose not to so as not to put the public in danger. Instead, according to Flint:
“The last thing I remember is seeing our airstrip from a few miles out and praying I would make it. “Later, my coworkers told me I landed and immediately stopped my plane. They described me as being unresponsive, shaking and slumped over in my seat … I do not remember landing or being pulled from the plane.” Flint said various doctors, including his longtime hometown doctor, refused to consider that his recent COVID-19 vaccination caused his symptoms. Instead, he was prescribed Meclizine for vertigo and Xanax for panic attacks. According to Flint, doctors told him he would be “completely better within two days.” But two days later, Flint “could barely walk without falling over.” Seeking a second opinion, Flint visited the Ear & Balance Institute in Louisiana, where he was diagnosed with left and right perilymphatic fistulas (a lesion in the inner ear), and highly elevated intracranial pressure due to swelling in his brainstem. As Flint described it, “[m]y intracranial pressure had risen so high that it caused both of my inner ears to ‘blow out.’” Doctors told him this is usually caused by major head trauma. “Obviously, I did not have head trauma,” said Flint. “What I did have, though, was an unapproved and experimental ‘vaccine’ just two days prior to suffering this bodily damage.” “My doctors [at the Ear & Balance Institute] clearly stated my health issues were a direct result of a severe adverse reaction to the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine,” he added. Flint says he now cannot receive renewed medical certification from the FAA due to the injuries he sustained, the physical condition he is currently in and “the fact that I will be on the FAA-unapproved medicine Diamox for the foreseeable future.” Flint believes “it is … highly unlikely that I’ll ever be able to fly again,” adding, “On most days, I am too dizzy to even safely drive a vehicle.”
Greg Pierson, q commercial pilot with a major U.S. airline that is also a federal contractor, he was mandated to get vaccinated. Pierson told The Defender:
“I felt extremely pressured to consider getting vaccinated, even though I am adamant against any mandates that violate personal freedom choices.
“I did research and consulted several medical professionals regarding the associated risks. “I have never had a flu shot in my lifetime, so this was not something I wanted to do. I reluctantly received the first dose of the Pfizer vaccine on August 26, 2021.”
For Pierson, the onset of symptoms was almost immediate, beginning “approximately 14 hours” after receiving the vaccine, when he experienced “an extremely erratic and highly elevated heart rate.” Pierson visited a local emergency room, where he was diagnosed with atrial fibrillation. His condition was stabilized and he was soon discharged, though he remained on medication to help his heart return to a normal rhythm. While Pierson says he has not experienced any further episodes, he nevertheless still has not been cleared to return to the cockpit. “I successfully passed all the required protocols to re-obtain my certification that will allow me to return to work,” he said, adding the FAA has had his records and test results since Feb. 16, but he still hasn’t received a determination. “I have been on disability since this occurrence, and combined with the leave, the personal and financial impacts have been significant,” Pierson said. Pierson also described a similar experience to that of Flint, regarding the attitudes of some medical professionals regarding the possibility that his condition was brought on by the COVID-19 vaccine. “When I brought the subject up to the ER cardiologist, that it was obvious what triggered my onset, she simply stated ‘shit happens,’” Pierson said.
Not every pilot was lucky enough to survive.
American Airlines pilot Wilburn Wolfe suffered a major seizure following his COVID-19 vaccination, which cost him his life. Fortunately, Wolfe was not on duty when his seizure hit. Claudia Wolfe, his widow, shared her late husband’s story with The Defender. Wolfe, a former Marine just a few years from retirement, “was definitely against getting this vaccine but was put in the position to take it or lose his job as a captain,” Claudia Wolfe said. He received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine on Nov. 9, 2021.Claudia Wolfe told The Defender: “[The] first 10 days were without any event … [on] day 11, it started with a migraine-like headache which got better that afternoon after taking a couple of aspirin. “Unfortunately, the migraine came back and he was hoping that it’s nothing else but a migraine. “On November 22, 13 days after the COVID vaccine, he had a seizure. When paramedics arrived and my husband came out of the seizure, he was paralyzed on his right side, arm and leg, and was taken to the emergency room.” At the emergency room, a CT scan showed he was experiencing brain bleeding, and he was admitted into intensive care. There, according to Claudia Wolfe, “he continued to have convulsions on his right hand … shortly after he was admitted, he had another seizure and doctors decided to sedate him and put him on a ventilator.” “That was the last time I talked to my husband, before the seizure in the ICU,” Claudia Wolfe said. Wolfe never regained consciousness and died on Nov. 26, 2021 — only 17 days after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. Even if he had survived, he likely would not have been able to work as a pilot again. As Claudia Wolfe explained:
“Doctors told me that he couldn’t work as a pilot anymore because he would have to be on seizure medication. “But as the bleeding continued to spread I was told that he probably would not recognize me or his family and he probably would need a 24-hour facility to help him. “This man was so strong and never needed a doctor, he was never sick enough to need one, and [he] just had a physical a couple months prior for his job as a pilot.”