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AC 450.173-1 - Part 450 Mishap Plan – Reporting, Response, and Investigation Requirements

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450.173-1 - Part 450 Mishap Plan – Reporting, Response, and Investigation Requirements

Date Issued
August 12, 2021
Responsible Office
AST-1,  Office of Commercial Space Transportation
Description

This Advisory Circular (AC) provides guidance and an acceptable method, but not the only method, for developing a mishap plan under title 14 CFR § 450.173. This AC includes recommendations based on lessons learned from past mishaps and insights gained from reviews of mishap plan submittals. This AC does not constitute a regulation and does not contain requirements, but is intended to assist applicants in obtaining commercial space authorizations and operating in compliance with commercial space regulations.