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|Locale Reference||airport : mem.airport|
|Affiliation||company : air carrier|
|Function||controller : ground|
controller : local
|Qualification||controller : radar|
|Experience||controller radar : 19|
|Anomaly||other anomaly other|
|Independent Detector||other controllera|
|Resolutory Action||none taken : anomaly accepted|
Twice during the morning arrival bank air carrier at mem; arriving aircraft; (aircraft X) cleared to land on runway 36R as same call sign (aircraft Y) called ready for departure holding short of taxiway 36C. Shortly thereafter; aircraft Z landing runway 36L at mem; same call sign aircraft west departed runway 36C nebound and did not automatic-acquire on the radar scope. Aircraft acquired only after arrival aircraft had landed.
Original NASA ASRS Text
Title: MEM CTLR EXPRESSED CONCERN REGARDING SAME FLT NUMBER UTILIZED BY BOTH ARR AND DEP FLT DURING SAME TIME PERIOD.
Narrative: TWICE DURING THE MORNING ARR BANK ACR AT MEM; ARRIVING ACFT; (ACFT X) CLRED TO LAND ON RWY 36R AS SAME CALL SIGN (ACFT Y) CALLED READY FOR DEP HOLDING SHORT OF TXWY 36C. SHORTLY THEREAFTER; ACFT Z LNDG RWY 36L AT MEM; SAME CALL SIGN ACFT W DEPARTED RWY 36C NEBOUND AND DID NOT AUTO-ACQUIRE ON THE RADAR SCOPE. ACFT ACQUIRED ONLY AFTER ARR ACFT HAD LANDED.
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.