AFMAN 24-204(I)/TM 38-250/NAVSUP PUB 505/MCO P4030.19H/ DLAI 4145.3
11 DECEMBER 2001
BRIEFING AGENCY REQUIREMENTS
A21.1. Briefing Agency. This attachment outlines the information that the briefing agency is required to provide to
the aircraft commander (or designated representative) according to 1.2.9.
A21.2. Informational Requirements. The briefing agency must advise the aircraft commander (or designated
The PSN, hazard class, identification number, and PG prescribed in this manual for each hazardous
material aboard the aircraft.
The total quantity in weight or volume.
The location of the hazardous item in the aircraft.
Net explosive weight (NEW) of Class 1.1, 1.2, and 1.3 explosives, or of Class 1.4, 1.5, and 1.6 explosives
The requirement for escorts, couriers, and protective equipment.
The number of passengers permitted aboard the aircraft.
The procedures to use in an emergency.
All cargo being carried under the terms of a DOT exemption, a DoD certification of equivalency (COE), a
CAA, or a waiver.
A21.3. Notification Statements. The briefing agency must include the statements identified below on the
hazardous cargo manifest when transporting hazardous materials on aircraft. Apply these statements by
programmed wording, rubber stamps, or typewriter.
Air terminal inspection certification statement: ALL HAZARDOUS MATERIALS COVERED BY
THIS MANIFEST HAVE BEEN INSPECTED AND FOUND TO BE PACKAGED IN THE PROPER
OUTSIDE CONTAINER, FREE OF VISIBLE DAMAGE AND LEAKS, AND IS PROPERLY
CERTIFIED. (Air terminal representative signature).
Aircrew briefing certification statement: I HAVE BEEN BRIEFED ACCORDING TO AFJMAN 24-
204, PARAGRAPH 1.2.9, ON HAZARDOUS CARGO COVERED BY THIS MANIFEST. (Aircraft
A21.4. Post Briefing Responsibilities. After receiving the briefing, the aircraft commander (or designated
Sign the cargo manifest.
Return the signed copy, with the attached Shipper's Declaration for Dangerous Goods to the terminal
record-keeping activity for retention.
When crew changes occur, terminal personnel will brief the oncoming aircraft commander or designated
representatives required by A21.2. The briefing must cover all hazardous materials (onload and
For throughload hazardous cargo, the oncoming aircraft commander (or designated representative) signs a
copy of the throughload manifest indicating that the briefing has been received.
Keep the manifest, reflecting the certification for a hazardous cargo briefing, according to current files,
maintenance, and disposition instructions.