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Order 8100.19 - Destroyed and Scrapped Aircraft

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Destroyed and Scrapped Aircraft
Date issued
Office of Primary Responsibility
AIR-600, Policy and Innovation Division
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Order purpose statement

This order provides guidance to FAA personnel responsible for evaluating aircraft wreckage and classifying an aircraft as destroyed or scrapped. This order also provides guidance related to actions that are required to be taken when an aircraft is determined to be destroyed or scrapped. Such actions include the disposition of aircraft identification plates, aircraft de-registration, and compliance with aircraft recordkeeping requirements. It addresses the re-registration of aircraft that may have previously been classified as destroyed or scrapped and describes the procedures a person may use to dispute a determination that an aircraft has been destroyed or scrapped.


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