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  • ORDER

    AIRCRAFT ACCIDENT AND INCIDENT NOTIFICATION, INVESTIGATION, AND REPORTING

    August 16, 2000

    DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

    _____________________________________________________________________________ Distribution: A-W-1; A-W(HL/HP/EE/ST) -2; Initiated By: AAI-100

    A-W(GC/IA/PA/AS/CS/AI/IR/FS/TA/TP/TX/NS/OP/VN) -3; A-X(CC/GC/IA/PA) -2; A-X(HR/CD/FS/AM/AF/AT/AS/CS) -3; A-Y(CC/GC/PA/CS/HR) -2; A-Y(CS/HR/AY) -3; A-Z(CC/GC/PA/CS/HR) -2; AAR-400/AAR-422(2 ea); A-FOF-0(STD)

    8020.11B

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    FOREWORD

    This order prescribes Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) procedures and responsibilities for aircraft accident and incident notification, investigation, and reporting. It provides direction and guidance to aviation safety inspectors when they are called upon to perform accident investigations. It also delineates the responsibilities of the FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board when conducting investigations. The order is also used as a training guide for teaching accident investigation courses at the Transportation Safety Institute, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. All concerned personnel shall familiarize themselves with the provisions of this order that pertain to their operational responsibilities and exercise their best judgment if they encounter situations not covered by the order.

    Jane F. Garvey Administrator

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    TABLE OF CONTENTS Page No.

    CHAPTER 1. GENERAL 1

    1. Purpose 1 2. Distribution 1 3. Cancellation 1 4. Explanation of Changes 1 5. Definitions 2 6. Forms and Reports 6 7. Authority to Change This Order 7 8. FAA Responsibilities in Aircraft Accident Investigations 7 9. Responsibilities of Regional Divisions and Aircraft Certification

    Directorates in Aircraft Accident Investigations 8 10. FAA and NTSB Accident and Incident Investigation Agreements 8 11. Post-Accident or Incident Drug Testing 9 12. FAA Investigator-In-Charge (IIC) 9 13. FAA Participants 10 14. Other FAA Personnel 10 15. FAA Safety Recommendation Program 10 16 Training 12 17. Regional Supplements 12 18. - 29. RESERVED 12

    CHAPTER 2. FAA ELEMENTS INVOLVED IN NOTIFICATION, INVSTIGATION, AND REPORTING 201

    30. Office of Accident Investigation 201 31. Operations Centers 203 32. Air Traffic Service 203 33. Flight Standards Service 203 34. Aviation System Standards 204 35. Air Traffic Resource Management Program 205 36. Air Traffic Planning and Procedures Program 205 37. Office of Aviation Medicine 205 38. Airway Facilities Service 205 39. Office of Airport Safety and Standards 205 40. Office of The Chief Counsel 205 41. Associate Administrator for Civil Aviation Security 205 42. Aircraft Certification Service 206 43. Office of Public Affairs 206 44. Office of International Aviation 206 45. Office of Commercial Space Transportation 206 46. - 59. RESERVED 207

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    Page No. CHAPTER 3. AIR TRAFFIC AND OTHER INITIAL NOTIFICATION

    AND REPORTING RESPONSIBILITIES 301

    60. General 301 61. Operations Centers 301 62. Notification of Other Operations Centers 302 63. National Transportation Safety Board 302 64. Air Traffic Aircraft Accident and Incident Notification and Reporting 303 65. Completing and Transmitting FAA Form 8020-9, Aircraft Accident/

    Incident Preliminary Notice 304 66. Military Notification of FAA When FAA is Involved in a Military

    Aircraft Accident 307 67. Determination of Air Traffic Facility Responsible for Final Data Collection 308 68. Numbering of Air Traffic Formal Accident File/Package and Informal

    Accident Package 308 69. Facilities Providing Normal or Routine Services 308 70. Formal Accident File/Package Data Collection 309 71. Data Collection and Certification by Selected Facilities 311 72. Content, Assembly, and Distribution of Formal Accident Package 313 73. Content of Informal Accident File 316 74. FAA Form 8020-6, Report of Aircraft Accident 317 75. Personnel Statements 319 76. Re-recording of Voice Recordings 320 77. Transcription of Voice Recordings 322 78. Retention of Voice Recordings 325 79. Retention and Disposal of Aircraft Accident Records 326 80. Air Traffic Incident Notification and Reporting 327 81. Near Midair Collisions (NMAC) 329 82. U.S. Air Force (USAF) Hazardous Air Traffic Reports (HATR) 332 83. U.S. Army Operational Hazard Reports (OHR) 334 84. Pilot Deviations 336 85. FAA Form 8020-11, Incident Report 339 86. Vehicle and Pedestrian Deviations 341 87. Emergency Evacuations 343 88. Parachute-Jumping Incidents 343 89. Miscellaneous Incidents 343 90. Flight Standards 344 91. Aircraft Operator 344 92. Aircraft Certification Offices 345 93. Foreign Air Carriers 345 94. - 109. RESERVED 346

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    Page No. CHAPTER 4. AIRCRAFT ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION

    RESPONSIBILITIES 401

    SECTION 1. AIR TRAFFIC 401 110. General 401 111. Air Traffic Accident Representative 401 112. Air Traffic Accident Representative Responsibilities 401 113. - 117. RESERVED 402

    SECTION 2. OFFICE OF ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION 407 118. Office of Accident Investigation Responsibilities 407 119. Regional Flight Standards Division Responsibilities 407 120. Designation of the FAA IIC 407 121. Principal Air Carrier Inspector Responsibilities 407 122. Possible Involvement of Navigation Facilities 408 123. Aviation System Standards Responsibilities 408 124. Washington Headquarters "Go Team" 408 125. Aviation Safety Program Manager Responsibilities 409 126. - 131. RESERVED 409

    SECTION 3. OFFICE OF AVIATION MEDICINE 415 132. Purpose 415 133. Scope 415 134. Notification 415 135. Responsibilities 415 136. Regional Flight Surgeon Responsibilities 416 137. Civil Aeromedical Institute Responsibilities 416 138. Aviation Medical Examiner Responsibilities 417 139. - 143. RESERVED 417

    SECTION 4. AIRWAY FACILITIES SERVICE 423 144. Introduction 423 145. Scope 423 146. Overview of AF Activities 423 147. Responsibilities 423 148. Airway Facilities Aircraft Accident Representative 424 149. Process 425 150. Decisions 425 151. Field Work 429 152. Documentation 430 153. Preserving, Copying, and Releasing System Management Office

    Reports and Records 431 154. - 159. RESERVED 431 Figure 4-1. Aircraft Accident/Incident AFAAR Checklist 435 Figure 4-2. Facility Restoral Checklist 437

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    Page No. Figure 4-3. Aircraft Accident/Incident Package Cover Page 441 Figure 4-4. AF Post-Aircraft Accident Process 443

    SECTION 5. OFFICE OF AIRPORT SAFETY AND STANDARDS 445 160. Responsibilities 445 161. Regional Airports Division Responsibilities 446 162. - 167. RESERVED 446

    SECTION 6. OFFICE OF THE CHIEF COUNSEL 449 168. General 449 169. Extent of Legal Participation 449 170. Investigations Requiring Full Legal Participation 449 171. Designation of Legal Representative 449 172. Legal Representative Responsibilities 449 173. Regional Counsel Responsibilities 451 174. - 179. RESERVED 451

    SECTION 7. ASSOCIATE ADMINISTRATOR FOR CIVIL AVIATION SECURITY 455

    180. Responsibilities 455 181. Regional Civil Aviation Security Division Responsibilities 455 182. - 189. RESERVED 456

    CHAPTER 5. ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION, REPORTING, AND QUALITY ASSURANCE PROGRAM 501

    SECTION 1. INVESTIGATION GUIDELINES AND QUALITY ASSURANCE PROGRAM 501

    190. General 501 191. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) 501 192. Extent of Investigation 501 193. FAA IIC Responsibilities 502 194. FAA Participant Responsibilities 504 195. FAA IIC Initial Actions 504 196. Arrival at Accident Scene 505 197. When NTSB is in Charge, but FAA Inspector Arrives First 506 198. Accident Scene Access 507 199. Organization and Conduct of the Field Investigation 508 200. NTSB Team Concept 510 201. Investigation Equipment 510 202. Investigator Safety 510 203. Airman and Aircraft Records 512 204. Post-Accident and Incident Drug Testing 512 205. Airworthiness Investigations 512 206. Crashworthiness Investigations

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    Page No. 207. Public Aircraft 514 208. Ultralight Vehicles 514 209. Release of Information 515 210. Coordination With Other FAA Offices 515 211. Cooperation With States, Agencies, and Others 515 212. Investigation Conclusion 516 213. Registration Certificates 516 214. Aircraft Data Plates 516 215. FAA Deficiencies 516 216. Design Deficiencies 517 217. Accident Investigation Quality Assurance Program 517 218. Quality Assurance Program Objectives 517 219. Quality Assurance Data 517 220. Completion and Distribution of FAA Form 8020-23 (For Accidents) 518 221. Accident Investigation Quality Assurance Awards Program 518 222. - 225. RESERVED 518

    SECTION 2. ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION FORMS AND REPORTS 523 226. FAA IIC Reporting Responsibilities 523 227. Progress Reports 524 228. FAA Participant Reporting Responsibilities 524 229. FAA Form 8020-2, Aircraft/Parts Identification and Release; and

    NTSB Form 6120.18, Part Tag 525 230. FAA Form 8020-23, FAA Accident/Incident Report 526 231. NTSB Form 6120.15, Release of Aircraft Wreckage and Receipt of

    Aircraft Parts 527 232. NTSB Form 6120.9, Passenger Statement; and NTSB Form 6120.11,

    Statement of Witness 527 233. NTSB Form, Preliminary Accident Report 528 234. NTSB Form 6120.1/2, Pilot/Operator Aircraft Accident R

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