Thirteen British Airways pilots are suing the airline for more than PS250,000, saying they had strained their necks while turning to look at camera systems in the cockpit for signs of terrorists.

Jonathan Parry, a senior first officer at BA Jonathan Parry, a senior first officer at BA the pilots who claimed that they had stiff necks and spinal injuries when they were constantly turning to look at a TV screen located at back of cockpit.

The group has admitted to an inquest that they were often asked to stretch their necks whenever cabin crews asked for access for the flights deck.

BA introduced the three-camera security system in the aftermath of the September 11 terrorist attacks on the US. The system was designed to stop terrorists from gaining access to cockpits by making sure pilots have a clear view of the camera

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