A service provided to notify appropriate organizations regarding aircraft in need of search and rescue aid, and assist such organizations as required. It lies in cooperation with Search and Rescue Centre and informing about any aircraft that are, or appear to be, in a state of emergency.
Alerting service shall be provided:
- for all aircraft provided with air traffic control service;
- in so far as practicable, to all other aircraft having filed a flight plan or otherwise known to ATS; and
- to any aircraft known or believed to be the subject of unlawful interference.