alert notice

A request originated by a flight service station (FSS) or an air route traffic control center (ARTCC) for an extensive communications search for an overdue, unreported, or missing aircraft. It is a message requesting that a communications search be expanded to all potential landing sites in the defined search area.

Aviation dictionary. 2014.

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