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
Things Falling Off Aircraft
(TFOA) is used when referring to such incidents.
TFOA includes incidents such as a FODed engine
which sheds parts.
EXPLOSIVE MISHAP REPORT (EMR)
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).