on the A&C Form. If more than one injury diagnosis is recorded in fields 36-43, enter a
cause of injury code in field 35 for the first injury.
c. External cause of injury STANAG code structure. The three digits of the code
provides identification of specific causative agents with 12 broad categories, along with
additional information on the place of occurrence for categories VIII through XII. The 12
broad categories are as follows:
Accidents in air transport, as specifically defined;
spacecraft accidents and escape system injuries.
Accidents in land transport, as specifically defined.
Accidents in water transport, as specifically defined.
Athletics and sports.
Reactions, complications, and misadventures in medical
or surgical procedures; and late complications or late effects.
Instrumentalities of war, when employed by the enemy in
Accidents in connection with own instrumentalities of
war when employed as such in wartime.
Guns, explosives, and related agents except when used
as instrumentalities of war in wartime.
Machinery, tools, and selected agents.
Poisons, fire, hot or corrosive substances.
Specified environmental factors (natural or artificial environment).
Falls and miscellaneous other or unspecified agents.
*Third digit is place of occurrence code.
d. Transport accidents. The first three categories of the causative agent codes
include mishaps which are defined as transport accidents on land, in air, or in water.