What standards must we establish or require (contractually, where applicable) for responding to aircraft accidents and incidents?
For responding to aircraft accidents and incidents, you must establish or require (contractually, where applicable) the following:
(a) An aircraft accident/incident reporting capability to ensure that you will comply with the NTSB's regulations (in 49 CFR parts 830 and 831 ), including notifying NTSB immediately when you have an aircraft accident or an incident as defined in 49 CFR 830.5.
(b) An accident/incident response plan, modeled on the NTSB's “Federal Plan for Aviation Accidents Involving Aircraft Operated by or Chartered by Federal Agencies,” and periodic disaster response exercises to test your plan. You can see a copy of the NTSB's plan on the Web at http://www.ntsb.gov/publictn/1999/SPC9904.pdf or htm.
(c) Procedures (see 49 CFR 831.11) for participating as a party in NTSB's investigations of accidents or incidents involving aircraft that your agency owns or hires and for conducting parallel investigations, as appropriate.
(d) Training in investigating accidents/incidents for your agency's personnel who may be asked to participate in NTSB investigations.
(e) Procedures for disseminating, in the event of an aviation disaster that involves one of your Government aircraft, information about eligibility for benefits that is contained in the disclosure statement in § 102-33.165(e) to anyone injured, to injured or deceased persons' points of contact (listed on the manifest), and to the families of injured or deceased crewmembers and qualified non-crewmembers.
Note to § 102-33.185:This part does not supersede any of the regulations in 49 CFR part 830 or part 831. For definitions of terms and complete regulatory guidance on notifying NTSB and reporting aircraft accidents and incidents, see 49 CFR parts 830 and 831.
Title 41 published on 2009-07-01
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