This is a military form that was released by the U.S. Department of the Army (DA) on February 1, 2009. The form, often mistakenly referred to as the DD Form 2397-12, is a military form used by and within the U.S. Army. As of today, no separate instructions for the form are provided by the DA.
Q: What is DA Form 2397-12?
A: DA Form 2397-12 is a technical report used to document U.S. Army aircraft accidents.
Q: What does Part XIII of the form cover?
A: Part XIII of the form covers fire-related information.
Q: What is the purpose of Part XIII?
A: Part XIII is used to document details and information about fires that occurred during the aircraft accident.
Q: What kind of information is captured in Part XIII?
A: Part XIII captures information about the fire's location, extent, duration, cause, and damage.
Q: Why is it important to document fire-related information in an aircraft accident report?
A: Documenting fire-related information helps investigators understand the cause and impact of the accident and enables them to make recommendations to prevent future accidents.