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Canadian Aviation Regulations

Version of section 305.45 from 2022-12-21 to 2024-04-01:

  •  (1) The operator of a heliport shall have a heliport emergency response plan available at the heliport.

  • (2) The operator of a heliport shall identify in the emergency response plan those organizations that are capable of providing assistance in responding to an emergency at the heliport or in its vicinity.

  • (3) The operator of a heliport shall specify in the emergency response plan the procedures to be followed for

    • (a) an aircraft crash or other accident within the heliport perimeter;

    • (b) an aircraft crash outside the heliport perimeter; and

    • (c) any medical emergency.

  • (4) Where an approach and departure path at a heliport is located over water, the operator of the heliport shall specify in the emergency response plan

    • (a) the organization that is responsible for co-ordinating rescue in the event of an aircraft ditching; and

    • (b) how to contact that organization.

  • (5) The operator of a heliport shall include in the emergency response plan the information required in accordance with standard 325 — Heliport Standards.

  • (6) The operator of a heliport shall consult with all organizations identified in the emergency response plan concerning their role in it.

  • (7) The operator of a heliport shall annually review the emergency response plan and update the information.

  • (8) The operator of a heliport that provides a scheduled service for the transport of passengers shall carry out a test of the emergency response plan at intervals not exceeding three years.

  • SOR/2007-87, s. 8
  • SOR/2022-267, s. 17

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