accurate and complete information for use as a basis for detailed
investigations shall be obtained.
Involvement of components of the
Army ATC system in an aircraft accident or incident may include any
or all of the following:
a. Near collisions reported by the pilot of an aircraft involved
in the incident.
b. Operational errors involving equipment failure,
procedures, or deviation from established ATC standards.
c. Pilot irregularities or deviations from established procedures
that require special handling by controllers and result in the delay
or resequencing of other aircraft.
DUTIES FOLLOWING AN AIRCRAFT ACCIDENT OR INCIDENT
a. The shift supervisor shall--
(1) Notify the ATC
or facility chief and other designated
(2) Request a local weather observation unless there has been
an intervening record or record-special observation.
(3) Record all appropriate details, including the local
weather observation, on DA Form 3502-R (Daily Report of Air Traffic
(4) Remove and safeguard recording tapes that are or may be
pertinent to the accident as soon as possible, and handle according
to TC 95-93, Chapter 4. In case of an incident, such as an emergency
or a complaint about ATC services that does not result in an
accident, removal of recorder tapes before the normal rotation time
b. The ATC or facility
supervisor, or CIC shall--
(1) Relieve the controller for physical or psychological
evaluation by the local medical officer or flight surgeon if there is
any indication that the controller contributed to the accident or
The controller shall not be returned to duty until a
clearance is obtained from the local medical officer or flight
(2) Obtain a written statement about the incident or accident
from all controllers and supervisory personnel involved.