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|Local Time Of Day||1201 To 1800|
|Locale Reference||airport : aus.airport|
|Altitude||agl single value : 0|
|Operator||common carrier : air carrier|
|Make Model Name||B727-200|
|Flight Phase||landing : roll|
|Affiliation||company : air carrier|
|Function||flight crew : captain|
oversight : pic
|Qualification||pilot : cfi|
pilot : atp
|Experience||flight time last 90 days : 200|
flight time total : 13000
flight time type : 3000
|Anomaly||non adherence : company policies|
non adherence : published procedure
non adherence : far
other anomaly other
|Resolutory Action||none taken : detected after the fact|
|Problem Areas||Flight Crew Human Performance|
After landing in aus on flight air carrier Y from atl, I was examining fuel on board for flight to dfw. I then discovered we had landed overweight by 300 pounds. He said in-flight fuel gauges read 22000 pounds. At gate, read 22400 pounds, and fueler put fuel on board at 23000 pounds. Landing card was for 153500 pounds when actual was at 154800 pounds. Contract maintenance and flight control were notified and a logbook write-up was made. Overweight landing inspection was made and flight proceeded on schedule.
Original NASA ASRS Text
Title: A B727-200 FLT CREW LANDS OVERWT DUE TO A DISCREPANCY IN THE FUEL QUANTITY.
Narrative: AFTER LNDG IN AUS ON FLT ACR Y FROM ATL, I WAS EXAMINING FUEL ON BOARD FOR FLT TO DFW. I THEN DISCOVERED WE HAD LANDED OVERWT BY 300 LBS. HE SAID INFLT FUEL GAUGES READ 22000 LBS. AT GATE, READ 22400 LBS, AND FUELER PUT FUEL ON BOARD AT 23000 LBS. LNDG CARD WAS FOR 153500 LBS WHEN ACTUAL WAS AT 154800 LBS. CONTRACT MAINT AND FLT CTL WERE NOTIFIED AND A LOGBOOK WRITE-UP WAS MADE. OVERWT LNDG INSPECTION WAS MADE AND FLT PROCEEDED ON SCHEDULE.
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.