DA Form 2397-ab Abbreviated Aviation Accident Report (Aaar) for All Class C, D, E, F, Combat a and B, and All Aircraft Ground

DA Form 2397-ab - also known as the "Abbreviated Aviation Accident Report (aaar) For All Class C, D, E, F, Combat A And B, And All Aircraft Ground" - is a Military form issued and used by the United States Department of the Army.

The form - often mistakenly referred to as the DD form 2397-ab - was last revised on February 1, 2009. Download an up-to-date fillable PDF version of the DA 2397-ab below or request a copy through the chain of command.

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ABBREVIATED AVIATION ACCIDENT REPORT (AAAR)
REQUIREMENTS CONTROL SYMBOL
FOR ALL CLASS C, D, E, F, COMBAT A AND B, AND ALL AIRCRAFT GROUND
CSOCS-309
For use of this form, see DA Pamphlet 385-40; the proponent agency is OCSA.
COMPLETE BLKS 1-18 FOR ALL ACDTS. NO FURTHER ENTRY IS REQUIRED FOR CLASS D, E, AND F ACDTS NOT INVOLVING HUMAN ERROR/INJURY.
1. DATE/CASE NO.
a. (YYYYMMDD) b. Time (Lcl)
c. Acft Ser No.
2.
a. Classification
A
B
C
D
E
F
OF ACCIDENT
b. Category
Flight
Flight Related
Acft Ground
UAS
3. TYPE OF ACFT (MTDS)
4. PERIOD
5. NO. ACFT
6. NEAREST MIL
Dawn
Day
OF DAY
INVOLVED
INSTALLATION
Dusk
Night
7. ACCIDENT
a.
b.
c. City (Nearest to acdt site)
d. State
e. Country (If not USA)
f. Grid or Lat./Long.
On-Post
On Airfield
LOCATION
Off-Post
Not on Airfield
8.
ORGANIZATION INVOLVED
a. Name of Unit
b. UIC
(6 Digit Unit Id Code)
c. Home Station
d. Army HQ
9.
ORGANIZATION DEEMED ACCOUNTABLE (If same as block 8 leave blank)
a. Name of Unit
b. UIC
c. Home Station
d. Army HQ
(6 Digit Unit Id Code)
10. ESTIMATED ACCIDENT COST
a. Acft Total Loss
Yes
No
(Excl man hr)
(This acft)
(All acft)
b. Acft Damage
c. No. Man Hrs
d. Man Hrs
e. Other Damage Mil
f. Civilian Damage
g. Injury Cost
h. Total
i. Total
$
$
$
$
$
$
$
c. Digital Source Collector Installed
(1) Type
(2)
b. Flight Plan
d. Night Vision Device/System In use
11. GEN.
a. Msn
DATA
(Tng, Svc, etc.)
Yes
No If "Yes" Specify type
Single-ship
NA
VFR
Yes
No If "Yes" Specify type
Multi-ship
IFR
e. Fire
f. Flammable Fluid Spillage
(If "Yes" for Class A, B,
g. Field Training Exercise
(FTX)
None
Inflight
and C acdts, attach DA Form 2397-6)
Yes
No
Yes
No If "Yes" Name of FTX
Postcrash
Other
Phase of Operation
(Enter max of 3
Overgross for
13. TYPE EVENTS
(Enter max 3 codes from
12. FLIGHT
Flight
Altitude
Airspeed
Aircraft
codes from Table 3-4 of DA Pam 385-40
Conditions
Table 3-2 DA Pam 385-40 or specify type event
DATA
Duration
AGL
KIAS
Weight
which best describes the acdt/incdt, e.g.,
or specify phase (e.g., hover, NOE, etc.)
Yes
No
tree strike, generator failure, eng overspeed,
a. At
Hours
hard landing fuel exhaustion, dropped
Emergency
cargo, oil cooler bearing failure, etc.)
Tenths
b. At
Hours
Impact/Acdt
Tenths
or Termination
14. ACCIDENT CAUSE FACTORS
a. Human Error
b. Materiel Failure/Malfunction
c. Environmental
(Enter
(If D or
D, S, or U to identify Definite, Suspected, or
S complete blks 21, 23, & 24)
(Includes mfg/design induced
(If D or S Complete blk 17)
Undetermined causes)
failures)(If D or S complete blk 16)
15. SUMMARY
(Enter summary of acdt sequence from onset of emergency through termination of flight. For Class D, E, and F, include the type of materiel failure and/or environmental factors.)
16. COMPONENT AND PART FAILURE/MALFUNCTION DATA
(part that initiated failure/malfunction.)
17. ENVIRONMENTAL
(Chk conditions at time of acdt.)
Identification
Major Component
Part
a. General (1)
IMC (2)
VMC (3)
Unknown
a. Nomenclature
b. Environmental Conditions
(1) Weather Conditions
(2) Other Conditions
b. Type, Design,
(a) Hail
(a) Animals
and Series
(b) Sleet
(b) Fowl
c. Part Number
(c) Fog
(c) Surface
(d) Drizzle
(d) Noise
d. NSN
(e) Rain
(e) Chemicals
(f) Snow
(f) Radiation
e. Manufac-
(g) Lightning
(g) Glare
turer's
(h) Thunderstorm
(h) FOD
Code
f. Part Serial
(i) Gusty Winds
(i) Temperature
No.
(j) Freezing Rain
(j) Vibration
g. Cause
FGCODE
TYPEFL
CAUFL
(USACRC)
(k) Other
(k) Dust
(1)
Materiel
(2)
Maintenance
Failure/
(3)
Design
(4)
Manufacture
c. Acft Icing
No
Yes
d. Turbulence
No
Yes
Malfunction
(DSN and Com),
18. BOARD PRESIDENT/ASO/POC
Grade
Branch
Address and Tel No.
(Name, Signature, and Date)
E-Mail
PAGE 1 OF 2
PREVIOUS EDITION IS OBSOLETE.
DA FORM 2397-AB, FEB 2009
APD AEM v1.00ES
ABBREVIATED AVIATION ACCIDENT REPORT (AAAR)
REQUIREMENTS CONTROL SYMBOL
FOR ALL CLASS C, D, E, F, COMBAT A AND B, AND ALL AIRCRAFT GROUND
CSOCS-309
For use of this form, see DA Pamphlet 385-40; the proponent agency is OCSA.
COMPLETE BLKS 1-18 FOR ALL ACDTS. NO FURTHER ENTRY IS REQUIRED FOR CLASS D, E, AND F ACDTS NOT INVOLVING HUMAN ERROR/INJURY.
1. DATE/CASE NO.
a. (YYYYMMDD) b. Time (Lcl)
c. Acft Ser No.
2.
a. Classification
A
B
C
D
E
F
OF ACCIDENT
b. Category
Flight
Flight Related
Acft Ground
UAS
3. TYPE OF ACFT (MTDS)
4. PERIOD
5. NO. ACFT
6. NEAREST MIL
Dawn
Day
OF DAY
INVOLVED
INSTALLATION
Dusk
Night
7. ACCIDENT
a.
b.
c. City (Nearest to acdt site)
d. State
e. Country (If not USA)
f. Grid or Lat./Long.
On-Post
On Airfield
LOCATION
Off-Post
Not on Airfield
8.
ORGANIZATION INVOLVED
a. Name of Unit
b. UIC
(6 Digit Unit Id Code)
c. Home Station
d. Army HQ
9.
ORGANIZATION DEEMED ACCOUNTABLE (If same as block 8 leave blank)
a. Name of Unit
b. UIC
c. Home Station
d. Army HQ
(6 Digit Unit Id Code)
10. ESTIMATED ACCIDENT COST
a. Acft Total Loss
Yes
No
(Excl man hr)
(This acft)
(All acft)
b. Acft Damage
c. No. Man Hrs
d. Man Hrs
e. Other Damage Mil
f. Civilian Damage
g. Injury Cost
h. Total
i. Total
$
$
$
$
$
$
$
c. Digital Source Collector Installed
(1) Type
(2)
b. Flight Plan
d. Night Vision Device/System In use
11. GEN.
a. Msn
DATA
(Tng, Svc, etc.)
Yes
No If "Yes" Specify type
Single-ship
NA
VFR
Yes
No If "Yes" Specify type
Multi-ship
IFR
e. Fire
f. Flammable Fluid Spillage
(If "Yes" for Class A, B,
g. Field Training Exercise
(FTX)
None
Inflight
and C acdts, attach DA Form 2397-6)
Yes
No
Yes
No If "Yes" Name of FTX
Postcrash
Other
Phase of Operation
(Enter max of 3
Overgross for
13. TYPE EVENTS
(Enter max 3 codes from
12. FLIGHT
Flight
Altitude
Airspeed
Aircraft
codes from Table 3-4 of DA Pam 385-40
Conditions
Table 3-2 DA Pam 385-40 or specify type event
DATA
Duration
AGL
KIAS
Weight
which best describes the acdt/incdt, e.g.,
or specify phase (e.g., hover, NOE, etc.)
Yes
No
tree strike, generator failure, eng overspeed,
a. At
Hours
hard landing fuel exhaustion, dropped
Emergency
cargo, oil cooler bearing failure, etc.)
Tenths
b. At
Hours
Impact/Acdt
Tenths
or Termination
14. ACCIDENT CAUSE FACTORS
a. Human Error
b. Materiel Failure/Malfunction
c. Environmental
(Enter
(If D or
D, S, or U to identify Definite, Suspected, or
S complete blks 21, 23, & 24)
(Includes mfg/design induced
(If D or S Complete blk 17)
Undetermined causes)
failures)(If D or S complete blk 16)
15. SUMMARY
(Enter summary of acdt sequence from onset of emergency through termination of flight. For Class D, E, and F, include the type of materiel failure and/or environmental factors.)
16. COMPONENT AND PART FAILURE/MALFUNCTION DATA
(part that initiated failure/malfunction.)
17. ENVIRONMENTAL
(Chk conditions at time of acdt.)
Identification
Major Component
Part
a. General (1)
IMC (2)
VMC (3)
Unknown
a. Nomenclature
b. Environmental Conditions
(1) Weather Conditions
(2) Other Conditions
b. Type, Design,
(a) Hail
(a) Animals
and Series
(b) Sleet
(b) Fowl
c. Part Number
(c) Fog
(c) Surface
(d) Drizzle
(d) Noise
d. NSN
(e) Rain
(e) Chemicals
(f) Snow
(f) Radiation
e. Manufac-
(g) Lightning
(g) Glare
turer's
(h) Thunderstorm
(h) FOD
Code
f. Part Serial
(i) Gusty Winds
(i) Temperature
No.
(j) Freezing Rain
(j) Vibration
g. Cause
FGCODE
TYPEFL
CAUFL
(USACRC)
(k) Other
(k) Dust
(1)
Materiel
(2)
Maintenance
Failure/
(3)
Design
(4)
Manufacture
c. Acft Icing
No
Yes
d. Turbulence
No
Yes
Malfunction
(DSN and Com),
18. BOARD PRESIDENT/ASO/POC
Grade
Branch
Address and Tel No.
(Name, Signature, and Date)
E-Mail
PAGE 1 OF 2
PREVIOUS EDITION IS OBSOLETE.
DA FORM 2397-AB, FEB 2009
APD AEM v1.00ES
COMPLETE BLKS 19 - 26 FOR ALL CLASS C, COMBAT CLASS A, B, ACFT GROUND CLASS A, B, C, AND ALL CLASS ACDTS INVOLVING HUMAN ERROR/INJURY.
19. MOON ILLUMINATION DATA
(For night Class A, B, or C acdts. If blk a is "no", no other entry is required.)
a. Moon Above Horizon
b. Moon Visible
c. Moon
(Degrees
d. Percent of Moon
e. Moon
(Clock Position from
Illumination
Above Horizon)
Flight Path/Nose of Acft)
%
Yes
No
Yes
No
20. WIRE STRIKE DATA
(If "no" in blk a, no other entry is required)
a. Wire Strike
b.WSPS Installed
c. WSPS Engaged Wire
e. WSPS Functioned as Designed
f. Wires Struck
d. WSPS Cut Wire
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
No.
Dia (inches)
21. PERSONNEL DATA
(Complete for each crew member with access to flight controls or other personnel injured or having a contributing role in the accident; use additional forms as needed)
a. Name (last, first, MI)
(1) SSN
(2) Grade
(6) UIC (Assigned)
(7) Contributing Role
(3) Gender (4) Duty (5) SVC
D
S
N
U
(If "yes"
(8) On Flt
(9)(a) Lab Test
(9)(b) Results
(10) Activity
(a) Hrs Slept
(c) Hrs
(12)Injury
(13)
Total
(14)
Total
(11) (a) RL
1
2
3
Controls
(Last 24 Hrs)
Flown
complete DA Form
Flight Hours
Flight
(b) FAC
1
2
3
Hours
2397-9)
(acdt MTDS)
(c) DATE Redeployed
Yes
Yes
Pos
Yes
(b) Hrs Worked
from Combat Zone
No
No
Neg
No
b. Name (last, first, MI)
(1) SSN
(2) Grade
(3) Gender (4) Duty (5) SVC
(6) UIC (Assigned)
(7) Contributing Role
D
S
N
U
(8) On Flt
(9)(a) Lab Test
(9)(b) Results
(10) Activity
(a) Hrs Slept
(c) Hrs
(12)Injury
(If "yes"
(13)
(14)
Total
Total
(11)
(a) RL
1
2
3
Controls
Flown
Flight Hours
(Last 24 Hrs)
complete DA Form
Flight
(b) FAC
1
2
3
2397-9)
(acdt MTDS)
Hours
(c) DATE Redeployed
Yes
Yes
Pos
Yes
(b) Hrs Worked
from Combat Zone
No
No
Neg
No
c. Name (last, first, MI)
(1) SSN
(2) Grade
(6) UIC (Assigned)
(7) Contributing Role
(3) Gender (4) Duty (5) SVC
D
S
N
U
(8) On Flt
(9)(a) Lab Test
(9)(b) Results
(10) Activity
(12)Injury
(13)
(14)
(a) Hrs Slept
(c) Hrs
(If "yes"
Total
Total
(a) RL
1
2
3
(11)
Controls
(Last 24 Hrs)
Flown
Flight Hours
Flight
complete DA Form
(b) FAC
1
2
3
Hours
2397-9)
(acdt MTDS)
Yes
Pos
(c) DATE Redeployed
Yes
Yes
(b) Hrs Worked
from Combat Zone
No
No
Neg
No
(For Class A, B, and C acdts)
22. IMPACT/PROTECTIVE/ESCAPES/SURVIVAL/RESCUE DATA
Yes
Yes
a. Acft Occupiable Space Compromised
b. Escape/Survival Difficulties (If "yes"
c. Protective/Restraint Equip Functioned as designed
Yes
(If "yes" DA Form 2397-6 is required)
DA Form 2397-10 required for the individual)
(If "no" DA Form 2397-10 required for the individual)
No
No
No
23. ACDT CAUSE FACTORS
(Blk 24 must support all cause factors checked; See DA Pam 385-40 for definition of cause factors)
a.
Training Failure (Stds exist but not
b.
Standards Failure (Stds
c.
Leader Failure (Stds
d.
Individual Failure
e.
Support Failure (Inadequate equip/
not clear, practical, or do not exist)
known or ways to achieve them not known)
are known but not enforced)
(Stds known but not followed)
facilities/svcs/no or type personnel)
24. FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
(See instructions in DA Pam 385-40 for writing findings and recommendations. Use additional sheet if required)
USACRC
Duty
Role
Failure/error Code
SI 1
RM 1
RM 2
RM 3
use only
Phase of OP
Task/part no.
SI 2
RM 1
RM 2
RM 3
25. LIST OF ATTACHMENTS (CCAD, DA Forms 2397-4, 8, 9, etc.)
(Required for Class A and B combat and all Class C acdts. Use separate sheet for nonconcurrence, additional findings, and recommendations.)
26. COMMAND REVIEW
REVIEWER
Organization
Name (Typed/Printed)
Rank
Signature
Comments
a.
Unit
Concur
Non-concur
Commander
b.
Concur
Non-concur
Reviewing
Official
c.
Concur
Non-concur
Approving
Authority
Approved for entry into ASMIS
d. DA
(YYYYMMDD)
USACRC
Review
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DA FORM 2397-AB, FEB 2009
APD AEM v1.00ES

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