(a) In emergency conditions, the Administrator may authorize deviations
(1) Those conditions necessitate the transportation of persons or
supplies for the protection of life or property; and
(2) The Administrator finds that a deviation is necessary for the
expeditious conduct of the operations.
(b) When the Administrator authorizes deviations for operations under
emergency conditions --
(1) The Administrator will issue an appropriate amendment to the
certificate holder's operations specifications; or
(2) If the nature of the emergency does not permit timely amendment of
the operations specifications --
(i) The Administrator may authorize the deviation orally; and
(ii) The certificate holder shall provide documentation describing the
nature of the emergency to the certificate-holding district office within
24 hours after completing the operation.