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Aviation Safety Reporting System
|Local Time Of Day||1201 To 1800|
|Locale Reference||airport : jfk.airport|
|Altitude||agl single value : 0|
|Operator||common carrier : air carrier|
|Make Model Name||B777-200|
|Operating Under FAR Part||Part 121|
|Flight Phase||ground : position and hold|
|Affiliation||company : air carrier|
|Function||flight crew : first officer|
|Experience||flight time last 90 days : 125|
flight time total : 6300
flight time type : 1700
|Affiliation||company : air carrier|
|Function||flight crew : captain|
oversight : pic
|Anomaly||non adherence : company policies|
|Independent Detector||other flight crewa|
other other : 4
|Resolutory Action||none taken : detected after the fact|
Cabin Crew Human Performance
Flight Crew Human Performance
|Primary Problem||Flight Crew Human Performance|
We requested runway 31L at kennedy due to runway limit considerations. The active was runway 22R. Tower cleared us onto runway 31L; but said there would be an approximately 10 min delay due to new york departure fitting us into the departure flow. An announcement was made to the passenger that there would be a delay on the runway. After approximately 8-10 mins we were cleared for takeoff. I pressed down on the brakes to release the parking brake but did not confirm release. I ran up the engines to approximately 1.10 EPR then engaged the autothrottles as I pushed up the throttles. As the throttles moved forward; I sensed no aircraft movement and noticed that the parking brake was engaged. I disengaged the parking brake as the warning horn came quickly on and off; and continued with a normal takeoff. Later in the flight; we found out that 2 of the flight attendants were out of their seats during the initial takeoff roll; and lunged back during the takeoff; but no injuries were caused. I think the main human factor issues involved in my performance were getting out of the normal takeoff sequence with the long delay and the lull of sitting for 10 mins with almost no radio calls and maintaining sterile cockpit. Another factor was coming off a few weeks of military flying; in an aircraft that has no parking brake and a different engine run-up sequence. I do not know or understand why the flight attendants got out of their seats.
Original NASA ASRS Text
Title: A B777 FO RPTS ATTEMPTING TKOF AT JFK WITH THE PARKING BRAKE SET; AFTER A LONG DELAY ON THE RWY. FLT ATTENDANTS NOT SEATED; BUT NO INJURIES.
Narrative: WE REQUESTED RWY 31L AT KENNEDY DUE TO RWY LIMIT CONSIDERATIONS. THE ACTIVE WAS RWY 22R. TWR CLRED US ONTO RWY 31L; BUT SAID THERE WOULD BE AN APPROX 10 MIN DELAY DUE TO NEW YORK DEP FITTING US INTO THE DEP FLOW. AN ANNOUNCEMENT WAS MADE TO THE PAX THAT THERE WOULD BE A DELAY ON THE RWY. AFTER APPROX 8-10 MINS WE WERE CLRED FOR TKOF. I PRESSED DOWN ON THE BRAKES TO RELEASE THE PARKING BRAKE BUT DID NOT CONFIRM RELEASE. I RAN UP THE ENGS TO APPROX 1.10 EPR THEN ENGAGED THE AUTOTHROTTLES AS I PUSHED UP THE THROTTLES. AS THE THROTTLES MOVED FORWARD; I SENSED NO ACFT MOVEMENT AND NOTICED THAT THE PARKING BRAKE WAS ENGAGED. I DISENGAGED THE PARKING BRAKE AS THE WARNING HORN CAME QUICKLY ON AND OFF; AND CONTINUED WITH A NORMAL TKOF. LATER IN THE FLT; WE FOUND OUT THAT 2 OF THE FLT ATTENDANTS WERE OUT OF THEIR SEATS DURING THE INITIAL TKOF ROLL; AND LUNGED BACK DURING THE TKOF; BUT NO INJURIES WERE CAUSED. I THINK THE MAIN HUMAN FACTOR ISSUES INVOLVED IN MY PERFORMANCE WERE GETTING OUT OF THE NORMAL TKOF SEQUENCE WITH THE LONG DELAY AND THE LULL OF SITTING FOR 10 MINS WITH ALMOST NO RADIO CALLS AND MAINTAINING STERILE COCKPIT. ANOTHER FACTOR WAS COMING OFF A FEW WKS OF MIL FLYING; IN AN ACFT THAT HAS NO PARKING BRAKE AND A DIFFERENT ENG RUN-UP SEQUENCE. I DO NOT KNOW OR UNDERSTAND WHY THE FLT ATTENDANTS GOT OUT OF THEIR SEATS.
Data retrieved from NASA's ASRS site as of January 2009 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.