Aircraft Incident Initial News Release
PAVILION AIRCRAFT INCIDENT INITIAL NEWS RELEASE 20210609.DOCX
Provide available information after an aircraft incident to share with the media and the public.
Check with your unit to ensure there are no local templates that should be used instead.
Use this template to write a concise initial release that includes:
- Release number
- Releasing base name
- Releasing base location
- Description of mission
- Type of aircraft
- Base of record
- Type of incident (crash or emergency landing)
- Time of incident
- Location of incident
- Number of bodies on board
- Number of fatalities
- Number of injuries
- Condition of injured persons if known
Distributing Your News Release
Convert into a PDF and distribute a news release via email or direct the media to a link on your organization's website that hosts a digital copy of your media kit and/or news releases. Make sure all information is reviewed and approved by leadership and released by persons with release authority to speak to the media.