alerting service


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alerting service

A service provided to notify appropriate organizations regarding aircraft in need of search and rescue aid, and assist such organizations as required (ICAO). This service also alerts crash equipment services, ambulances, doctors, and any other safety services. The code word to indicate this phase is ALERFA (alert phase).
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