FAA warns planes to look out for debris from UARS satellite

September 23, 2011 | By | Add a Comment
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1/2095 – .. SPECIAL NOTICE .. EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY UNTIL 1109252359 UTC.
AIRCRAFT ARE ADVISED THAT A POTENTIAL HAZARD MAY OCCUR DUE TO REENTRY OF
SATELLITE UARS INTO THE EARTH apos;S ATMOSPHERE. FURTHER NOTAMS WILL BE
ISSUED IF SPECIFIC INFORMATION BECOMES AVAILABLE. IN THE INTEREST OF FLIGHT
SAFETY, IT IS CRITICAL THAT ALL PILOTS/FLIGHT CREW MEMBERS REPORT ANY
OBSERVED FALLING SPACE DEBRIS TO THE APPROPRIATE ATC FACILITY AND INCLUDE
POSITION, ALTITUDE, TIME, AND DIRECTION OF DEBRIS OBSERVED. THE DOMESTIC
EVENTS NETWORK /DEN/ TELEPHONE 202-493-5107, IS THE FAA COORDINATION
FACILITY. WIE UNTIL UFN. CREATED: 21 SEP 23:24 2011

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