5.04 Filing Flight Plans

During those times when the normal communications system fails a pilot may self-dispatch. The Captain will ensure that:

  1. a copy of the operational flight plan is left with a responsible person at the departure airport;
  2. the captain will establish timely communication with the operational control facility as soon as possible after commencement of the flight;
  3. the captain will advise the contents of the flight plan to operational control;
  4. a written report outlining the circumstances will be forwarded to Flight Operations as soon as possible after the termination of the flight.
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