SE221: Runway Excursion - Policies and Procedures to Mitigate Consequences and Severity


The purpose of this Safety Enhancement is to reduce the consequence of runway excursion events. Airport operators and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Office of Airport Safety and Standards (AAS) should modify policies and procedures in regards to the following: 1) Improvement of runway safety areas, including but not limited to implementation of Engineered Materials Arresting System (EMAS), as appropriate. 2) Improved communication between air traffic control, flight crews, and aircraft rescue and fire fighting (ARFF) personnel after occurrence of a runway excursion (RE) event.

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According to reports, all 14 CFR Part 139 airports have improved Runway Safety Areas to the extent practical. 

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