|37000 Feet||Browse and search NASA's
Aviation Safety Reporting System
|Local Time Of Day||1801 To 2400|
|Locale Reference||airport : teb|
|Altitude||msl bound lower : 6000|
msl bound upper : 6000
|Controlling Facilities||tracon : n90|
|Make Model Name||Any Unknown or Unlisted Aircraft Manufacturer|
|Operating Under FAR Part||Part 135|
|Flight Phase||climbout : intermediate altitude|
climbout : takeoff
|Route In Use||departure other|
enroute : on vectors
|Function||flight crew : captain|
oversight : pic
|Qualification||pilot : atp|
pilot : cfi
|Experience||flight time last 90 days : 60|
flight time total : 11000
flight time type : 2000
|Function||flight crew : first officer|
|Qualification||pilot : atp|
|Anomaly||non adherence : clearance|
other spatial deviation
|Independent Detector||other controllera|
|Resolutory Action||flight crew : returned to intended course or assigned course|
|Primary Problem||Flight Crew Human Performance|
|Air Traffic Incident||Pilot Deviation|
On departure, departure control gave us a 280 degree heading, climb to 6000 ft. 1 min later, departure questioned our heading and advised turn left to 280 degrees. Our headings both showed 280 degrees. He then said turn left now to 280 degrees and said we were flying north. We then checked the magnetic compass which showed 340 degrees. We started a left turn and departure advised climb now. Both compass system were reset to proper heading. No near miss was advised and we continued to destination -- no further problems. This was both pilots' first trip in this airplane. While on taxi out, a complete new clearance was issued and a different departure runway. The airplane has no heading comparator system and the heading check was missed on the checklist. This mistake was definitely preventable. Because of the changed clearance and runway change, the item was missed. But as the pilot, even in a rush, on line up, I should have checked the heading with the runway. This will never occur again. Headings must be checked and final check on departure.
Original NASA ASRS Text
Title: CHARTER FLC FAILED TO TURN TO ASSIGNED DEP HDG AFTER TKOF. PRIOR TO DEP, INITIAL CTL INSTRUCTIONS WERE CHANGED, AND THE HDG CHK WAS MISSED ON THE DEP CHKLIST.
Narrative: ON DEP, DEP CTL GAVE US A 280 DEG HDG, CLB TO 6000 FT. 1 MIN LATER, DEP QUESTIONED OUR HDG AND ADVISED TURN L TO 280 DEGS. OUR HDGS BOTH SHOWED 280 DEGS. HE THEN SAID TURN L NOW TO 280 DEGS AND SAID WE WERE FLYING N. WE THEN CHKED THE MAGNETIC COMPASS WHICH SHOWED 340 DEGS. WE STARTED A L TURN AND DEP ADVISED CLB NOW. BOTH COMPASS SYS WERE RESET TO PROPER HDG. NO NEAR MISS WAS ADVISED AND WE CONTINUED TO DEST -- NO FURTHER PROBS. THIS WAS BOTH PLTS' FIRST TRIP IN THIS AIRPLANE. WHILE ON TAXI OUT, A COMPLETE NEW CLRNC WAS ISSUED AND A DIFFERENT DEP RWY. THE AIRPLANE HAS NO HDG COMPARATOR SYS AND THE HDG CHK WAS MISSED ON THE CHKLIST. THIS MISTAKE WAS DEFINITELY PREVENTABLE. BECAUSE OF THE CHANGED CLRNC AND RWY CHANGE, THE ITEM WAS MISSED. BUT AS THE PLT, EVEN IN A RUSH, ON LINE UP, I SHOULD HAVE CHKED THE HDG WITH THE RWY. THIS WILL NEVER OCCUR AGAIN. HDGS MUST BE CHKED AND FINAL CHK ON DEP.
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.