Section 7. Ground Missile Emergencies
10-7-1. INFORMATION RELAY
When you receive information concerning a ground
missile emergency, notify other concerned facilities
and take action to have alerting advisories issued by:
a. EN ROUTE. Air carrier company radio stations for each VFR company aircraft which is or will
be operating in the vicinity of the emergency.
b. EN ROUTE. FSSs adjacent to the emergency
c. TERMINAL. Relay all information concerning
a ground missile emergency to the ARTCC within
whose area the emergency exists and disseminate as
P/CG Term- Notice to Airmen.
10-7-2. IFR AND SVFR MINIMA
Reroute IFR and SVFR aircraft as necessary to avoid
the emergency location by one of the following
minima, or by greater minima when suggested by the
a. Lateral separation- 1 mile between the
emergency location and either of the following:
1. An aircraft under radar control and the
emergency location which can be accurately
determined by reference to the radar scope.
2. The airspace to be protected for the route
b. Vertical separation- 6,000 feet above the
surface over the emergency location.
10-7-3. VFR MINIMA
Advise all known VFR aircraft which are, or will be,
operating in the vicinity of a ground missile
emergency, to avoid the emergency location by 1 mile
laterally or 6,000 feet vertically, or by a greater
distance or altitude, when suggested by the notifying
10-7-4. SMOKE COLUMN AVOIDANCE
Advise all aircraft to avoid any observed smoke
columns in the vicinity of a ground missile
10-7-5. EXTENDED NOTIFICATION
When reports indicate that an emergency will exist
for an extended period of time, a Notice to Airmen
may be issued.