Consultation - Firefighters, powers of entry

Consultation to amend the Air Navigation Order to include Article giving powers of entry onto aircraft to RFFS

The purpose of this consultation is to invite you to submit your views on a proposal to amend the Air Navigation Order (ANO) 2005 to include an article giving the RFFS a power of entry onto aircraft if they reasonably believe a fire to have broken out or to be about to break out, or an accident or incident to have occurred.  In each case the power is for the purposes of rescuing people or protecting them from serious harm.

Consultation Details

Status: CLOSED
Start Date: 26 November 2008
Closing Date: 18 February 2009
Outcome: New Article 214A introduced in amendment to the ANO 2009 issued 14 April 2010 (see Air Navigation (Amendment) Order 2010).

Final Documents:

  • Comment Response Document
  • Letter of Intent
  • Consultation Documents:

  • Letter of Consultation
  • Proposed Amendment
  • Impact Assessment
  • Contact Details: consultation.asd@caa.co.uk
    Submissions: This consultation is now closed