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Aviation Safety Reporting System
|Local Time Of Day||1201 To 1800|
|Locale Reference||atc facility : huf|
|Altitude||agl bound lower : 0|
agl bound upper : 0
|Operator||general aviation : personal|
|Make Model Name||Small Transport, Low Wing, 2 Recip Eng|
|Flight Phase||climbout : takeoff|
|Function||flight crew : single pilot|
|Qualification||pilot : atp|
|Experience||flight time last 90 days : 43|
flight time total : 3500
flight time type : 270
|Affiliation||government : faa|
|Function||controller : local|
|Qualification||controller : non radar|
|Anomaly||incursion : runway|
non adherence : clearance
other anomaly other
|Independent Detector||other flight crewa|
|Resolutory Action||none taken : unable|
|Primary Problem||Flight Crew Human Performance|
|Air Traffic Incident||Pilot Deviation|
I was checking with tower confirming I was cleared for takeoff. (Runway 13 and 18 have a mutual threshold). ATIS and tower were giving runway 13 as the active but when I rechked thought he cleared me for runway 18 departure and did depart runway 18.
Original NASA ASRS Text
Title: SMT PLT DEPARTS WRONG RWY.
Narrative: I WAS CHKING WITH TWR CONFIRMING I WAS CLRED FOR TKOF. (RWY 13 AND 18 HAVE A MUTUAL THRESHOLD). ATIS AND TWR WERE GIVING RWY 13 AS THE ACTIVE BUT WHEN I RECHKED THOUGHT HE CLRED ME FOR RWY 18 DEP AND DID DEPART RWY 18.
Data retrieved from NASA's ASRS site as of July 2007 and automatically converted to unabbreviated mixed upper/lowercase text. This report is for informational purposes with no guarantee of accuracy. See NASA's ASRS site for official report.