Section 5. Miscellaneous Operations
10-5-1. NAVY FLEET SUPPORT MISSIONS
When you receive information concerning an
emergency to a U.S. Navy “Special Flight Number”
aircraft, do the following:
a. Handle Navy Fleet Support Mission aircraft as
1. EN ROUTE. Relay immediately, via collect
telephone call, all pertinent information to Fleet
Operations Control at Norfolk, Virginia, telephone
2. TERMINAL. Inform the nearest center of all
the pertinent information.
b. Relay the words “Special Flight Number”
followed by the number given as part of the routine
IFR flight information.
c. Honor pilot requests for changes to route,
altitude, and destination, whenever possible.
10-5-2. EXPLOSIVE CARGO
When you receive information that an emergency
landing will be made with explosive cargo aboard,
inform the pilot of the safest or least congested airport
areas. Relay the explosive cargo information to:
a. The emergency equipment crew.
b. The airport management.
c. The appropriate military agencies, when
requested by the pilot.