(4) Provost marshal, police, and guards. On emergency notification, the provost marshal (or a
representative), police, and guards who have been previously detailed will proceed to the mishap scene.
They will keep all unauthorized personnel away from the vicinity of the accident and prohibit smoking
in that area. These personnel will establish traffic control points and guard posts to permit ambulances
and other authorized vehicles to pass.
(5) Installation fire marshal. The installation fire marshal conducts fire-fighting and rescue
operations. He also requests additional support.
(6) Officer in charge of aircraft maintenance. This officer provides the fire-fighting organization
with necessary training information to ensure a thorough knowledge of the aircraft's system. This
information will effect a more efficient rescue.
(7) Photographer. The photographer records the sequence of the rescue operation, if possible.
The photographer is under the direction of the mishap investigation board as part of the preaccident
(8) Chaplain. A chaplain may be called to the mishap scene if required.
(9) Security officer. The security officer is responsible for classified matters involved in an
aircraft mishap. He assures that the names of victims are not released until after their next of kin are
g. Procedures for Off-the-Airfield Emergency.
(1) Grid map. Establish a system at each airfield for locating and reaching off-the-airfield
aircraft mishaps in minimum time with as much fire-fighting, rescue, and medical equipment as
circumstances warrant. A grid map is excellent for this purpose.
(a) Prepare a grid map of the installation and surrounding area showing grid coordinates in a
radius of 15 miles with compass bearings centered on the airfield's control tower. Post copies of the
map at each location where emergency calls are received, and carry copies in support vehicles and
aircraft that may be dispatched from the airfield to an aircraft mishap scene. Provide such maps to other
operational airfields in the same general area.
(b) As part of the training program, personnel assigned to fire-fighting, rescue, and medical
support elements will become familiar with the terrain surrounding the airfield