This presentation was prepared by the FSF ALAR Task Force as a product to help prevent approach-and-landing accidents (ALAs), including those involving controlled flight into terrain (CFIT). January 2001
CFIT and ALAR Task Forces CFIT Steering Committee and Working Groups Flight Safety Foundation ALAR
Flight Safety Foundation (FSF) ALAR Task Force Organization Data Acquisition and Analysis Working Group Operations and Training Working Group Aircraft Equipment Working Group Air Traffic Control Training and Procedures/ Airport Facilities Working Group FSF CFIT/ALAR Action Group (CAAG) Approximately 125 aviation safety specialists are involved worldwide. Steering Committee
Pilots experiencing unusual situations should inform ATC:
Controllers who hear Pan, Pan or Mayday should respond by using ASSIST.
Controllers: Use ASSIST to Respond to a Mayday or Pan, Pan . A S S I S T cknowledge eparate ilence nform upport ime Allow pilots sufficient time to work on their problem! Give maximum support to the flight crew! Inform your supervisor and other involved sectors, units and airports! Impose silence on your radio frequency, if necessary. Don’t disturb urgent pilot actions by unnecessary transmissions! Don’t forget to establish/maintain separation with other aircraft and terrain! Make sure you understand and acknowledge the nature of the emergency!