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|Local Time Of Day||0601 To 1200|
|Locale Reference||atc facility : shb|
|Altitude||msl bound lower : 6500|
msl bound upper : 6500
|Controlling Facilities||tracon : huf|
|Operator||general aviation : personal|
|Make Model Name||Small Aircraft, Low Wing, 1 Eng, Fixed Gear|
|Flight Phase||cruise other|
|Route In Use||enroute : direct|
|Function||flight crew : single pilot|
|Qualification||pilot : instrument|
pilot : commercial
|Experience||flight time last 90 days : 300|
flight time total : 2000
|Affiliation||government : faa|
|Function||controller : approach|
|Qualification||controller : radar|
|Anomaly||other anomaly other|
|Independent Detector||other controllera|
|Resolutory Action||none taken : detected after the fact|
|Consequence||faa : reviewed incident with flight crew|
|Primary Problem||Flight Crew Human Performance|
|Air Traffic Incident||Pilot Deviation|
On a VFR flight I contacted hulman approach control for VFR flight following to destination of dec. Departure point was luk. Hulmanapch control advised me to call ZID supervisor after landing. The supervisor stated the radar/computer plotted my track as going through R-3401. I know, based on preflight planning and ground references I was not in R03401 nor would my ground track have taken me into R-3401. I would suggest positive ground check points or VOR radials and DME fixes be used to define special use airspace boundaries and that these be printed on VFR sectionals to eliminate any errors in the map printing or pilot navigation process.
Original NASA ASRS Text
Title: GA SMA UNAUTH PENETRATION OF AIRSPACE.
Narrative: ON A VFR FLT I CONTACTED HULMAN APCH CTL FOR VFR FLT FOLLOWING TO DEST OF DEC. DEP POINT WAS LUK. HULMANAPCH CTL ADVISED ME TO CALL ZID SUPVR AFTER LNDG. THE SUPVR STATED THE RADAR/COMPUTER PLOTTED MY TRACK AS GOING THROUGH R-3401. I KNOW, BASED ON PREFLT PLANNING AND GND REFERENCES I WAS NOT IN R03401 NOR WOULD MY GND TRACK HAVE TAKEN ME INTO R-3401. I WOULD SUGGEST POSITIVE GND CHK POINTS OR VOR RADIALS AND DME FIXES BE USED TO DEFINE SPECIAL USE AIRSPACE BOUNDARIES AND THAT THESE BE PRINTED ON VFR SECTIONALS TO ELIMINATE ANY ERRORS IN THE MAP PRINTING OR PLT NAV PROCESS.
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.