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Cargo Fire Safety

Cargo Hazards, Risks, and Mitigations

The vast majority of cargo can be safely carried in accordance with published regulatory requirements, guidance, and standards. However, certain cargo can introduce risks (for example, fire) that, under certain conditions, may cause the limitations of an operator’s aircraft to be exceeded and overwhelm its crew. It is important for operators to identify their hazards related to cargo and manage the risk that those hazards pose to the safe operations of aircraft.

Select a hazard below for more information: