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Mishap Plan

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Aviation Unit Squadron Panama City, FL Mishap Plan

Abstract
The relatively small naval aviation squadron called the “AV Unit” is located in Panama City, Florida at the Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC). The command has a high visibility from the military, civilian and contractor world alike. As a result, they create an environment where emergency management a priority for each individual at the command. Like every aircraft squadron the Navy has, they have a plan in place to deal with emergencies. This will explore the AV Unit’s capacity to respond to an Aircraft emergency utilizing their “Mishap Plan.”
Many potential disasters can strike a test and evaluation squadron that uses Navy helicopters to review the latest advances in mission equipment. This will look at a component of emergency management called the mishap plan including a focus on crash and salvage. This will describe the many interactions and responsibilities for the involved parties.
Aircraft emergency management is the ability to prepare, respond, and recuperate from an emergency response situation. The AV Unit uses planning, training, and analysis of known current limitations to provide the highest state of readiness. In turn this will result in preparedness, decrease in loss of life, and the reclamation of expensive equipment.

Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City, FL Mishap Plan
Maintenance Control is central point of communications at the AV Unit. If there is an aircraft emergency most of the communications will flow through this work center. When the AV Unit is notified of a mishap they would break out the mishap binder and fill out the worksheet. This will allow the maintenance personnel to stay focused on the pertinent information that needs to be gathered. After the when, who, and detailed mishap information is taken down the next action would be to verify the validity of the mishap.
The Operations Duty Officer (ODO) will utilize a post in Maintenance Control. Maintenance...

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