2. When urgent or when assistance is required and corrective action must be completed at an early date because of operational commitments.
3. When a condition is detected that could cause incorrect installation and subsequent system malfunction due to the design of a part.
4. A potential or experienced in-flight or on- the-ground loss of aircraft parts in which maintenance/material factors are involved. The terminology "Things Falling Off Aircraft (TFOA)" is used when referring to such incidents. TFOA includes incidents such as a FODed engine which sheds parts.
This report provides a standard method for reporting explosive incidents, malfunctions, and dangerous defects, which, if not corrected, could result in death or injury to personnel, or damage to or loss of aircraft, equipment or facilities, An EMR priority precedence message (fig. 5-2) is submitted within 24 hours of discovery under one or more of the following conditions:
1. When a malfunction or failure of an explosive system, launch device, or AWSE is detected, which, if not corrected, could result in death or injury to personnel, or damage to or loss
Figure 5-2.-Sample Explosive Mishap Report (EMR).Continue Reading