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Aviation Safety Reporting System
|Local Time Of Day||1801 To 2400|
|Locale Reference||airport : zzz.airport|
|Altitude||agl single value : 0|
|Operator||common carrier : air carrier|
|Make Model Name||B757-200|
|Operating Under FAR Part||Part 121|
|Flight Phase||ground : maintenance|
|Affiliation||company : air carrier|
|Function||maintenance : technician|
|Anomaly||aircraft equipment problem : less severe|
maintenance problem : improper maintenance
non adherence : published procedure
non adherence : far
|Independent Detector||other other : 1|
|Resolutory Action||none taken : detected after the fact|
|Maintenance||contributing factor : briefing|
performance deficiency : testing
performance deficiency : non compliance with legal requirements
Maintenance Human Performance
|Primary Problem||Maintenance Human Performance|
I was notified that an item that had been placarded by maintenance control had required technical services prior to issuing an MEL. Review current procedures and work with all interested parties to ensure unquestionable documentation for each and every task performed related to aircraft maintenance.
Original NASA ASRS Text
Title: A Mechanic is informed he failed to perform a troubleshooting procedure prior to their Maintenance Control issuing an MEL for a deferred item on a B757-200.
Narrative: I was notified that an item that had been placarded by Maintenance Control had required technical services prior to issuing an MEL. Review current procedures and work with all interested parties to ensure unquestionable documentation for each and every task performed related to aircraft maintenance.
Data retrieved from NASA's ASRS site as of May 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.