AFMAN 24-204(I)/TM 38-250/NAVSUP PUB 505/MCO P4030.19H/ DLAI 4145.3
11 DECEMBER 2001
not classified, the shipper will place the original and one copy in the outermost container of the number one
On receipt at the receiving installation, a record of the shipments condition should be made under
"Remarks." Two copies of the completed form should be forwarded directly to the Commanding Officer,
US Army, Fort Detrick, Frederick MD 21701-5000, Attn: (1) Transportation Officer, and (2) Liaison
Officer (USPHS). This creates a permanent record file that is in compliance with agreements between DoD
and the Department of Health and Human Services; and also between DoD and the Department of
The agency receiving the shipment is responsible for forwarding the report indicated above within 2 hours
A24.5. Aircrew Jettison Criteria. For cargo consisting of Class 6.1, PG I, hazard zone A toxic material; Class 2.3,
hazard zone A toxic material; infectious substances; biological agents; or radioactive material (other than excepted
quantities), the jettison criteria are as follows:
Must not be jettisoned over land.
May not be jettisoned over water unless the cargo, in addition to size criteria, weighs at least 1.6 g/cm3
(100 lbs./ft3) to ensure sinking. Also, the cargo must be jettisoned at least 19.3 kilometers (12 miles)
offshore, and preferably beyond a shelf, in water 100 fathoms (600 ft) or more in depth. The aircraft
commander is given a predeparture briefing on acceptable jettisoning locations based on the above criteria.
When cargo is jettisoned to decrease weight, jettison all other cargo before hazardous cargo.
When cargo is leaking and is beyond control of the escort to repair or neutralize, the escort must inform the
aircraft commander. The decision of jettisoning will rest with the aircraft commander. In this instance, the
commander may jettison the cargo over water without regard to weight or depth criteria.
When the cargo weighs less than 1.6 g/cm3 (100 lb./ft3) or when size of cargo would not permit inflight
jettisoning, model of aircraft selected for overwater missions must be based on two-engine performance
from equal time point (ETP) to destination. Aircraft performance is based on aircraft remaining airborne
when all cargo except the hazardous cargo is jettisoned.