|37000 Feet||Browse and search NASA's
Aviation Safety Reporting System
|Local Time Of Day||1201 To 1800|
|Locale Reference||atc facility : cxr|
|Altitude||msl bound lower : 25000|
msl bound upper : 35000
|Operator||common carrier : air carrier|
|Flight Phase||cruise other|
|Affiliation||government : faa|
|Function||controller : radar|
|Experience||controller military : 3|
controller radar : 14
|Affiliation||company : air carrier|
|Function||flight crew : captain|
oversight : pic
|Anomaly||non adherence : clearance|
other anomaly other
|Independent Detector||other controllera|
|Resolutory Action||none taken : detected after the fact|
|Air Traffic Incident||Operational Deviation|
I was expecting aircraft #2 to check on frequency. Aircraft #2 needed to be descended to FL350. Aircraft #1 was issued my frequency by mistake. I issued aircraft #1 FL250 thinking I was saying aircraft #2, aircraft 1 answered and I didn't hear call sign.
Original NASA ASRS Text
Title: RADAR CTLR ISSUED ALT CLRNC TO ACFT #1 THAT WAS MEANT FOR ACFT #2. ACFT #1 ACKNOWLEDGED FOR CLRNC, CTLR NEVER CAUGHT MISTAKE. RESULTED IN AN OPDEV.
Narrative: I WAS EXPECTING ACFT #2 TO CHK ON FREQ. ACFT #2 NEEDED TO BE DSNDED TO FL350. ACFT #1 WAS ISSUED MY FREQ BY MISTAKE. I ISSUED ACFT #1 FL250 THINKING I WAS SAYING ACFT #2, ACFT 1 ANSWERED AND I DIDN'T HEAR CALL SIGN.
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.