|37000 Feet||Browse and search NASA's
Aviation Safety Reporting System
|Local Time Of Day||0601 To 1200|
|Locale Reference||airport : 47n|
|Altitude||agl bound lower : 500|
agl bound upper : 600
|Operator||general aviation : personal|
|Make Model Name||Small Aircraft, High Wing, 1 Eng, Fixed Gear|
|Flight Phase||cruise other|
|Function||flight crew : single pilot|
|Qualification||pilot : private|
|Experience||flight time last 90 days : 8|
flight time total : 170
flight time type : 52
|Anomaly||non adherence : far|
other anomaly other
|Independent Detector||other flight crewa|
|Resolutory Action||flight crew : took evasive action|
|Primary Problem||Flight Crew Human Performance|
|Air Traffic Incident||Pilot Deviation|
Flying over an unpopulated area at 500-600' AGL I inadvertently flew over a condo complex at that altitude. I was looking at the trees and fields and not paying attention to where I was flying. I left the area when I discovered that I was too low over that area.
Original NASA ASRS Text
Title: GA SMA FAILED TO MAINTAIN MINIMUM SAFE ALT OVER CONDO COMPLEX.
Narrative: FLYING OVER AN UNPOPULATED AREA AT 500-600' AGL I INADVERTENTLY FLEW OVER A CONDO COMPLEX AT THAT ALT. I WAS LOOKING AT THE TREES AND FIELDS AND NOT PAYING ATTN TO WHERE I WAS FLYING. I LEFT THE AREA WHEN I DISCOVERED THAT I WAS TOO LOW OVER THAT AREA.
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.