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Aviation Safety Reporting System
|Local Time Of Day||0001-0600|
|Make Model Name||Regional Jet CL65|
Undifferentiated or Other Model
|Operating Under FAR Part||Part 121|
|Aircraft Component||Igniter Plug|
|Anomaly||Deviation - Procedural Maintenance|
Deviation - Procedural Published Material / Policy
Had two aircraft in hangar for maintenance that night. Had one mechanic on vacation; one mechanic on a personal day (off); and one mechanic sick call; which left three mechanics and myself on-duty. Pushed work on both aircraft to be able to get them out on time. I checked the ignitors on a cl-65; got called away multiple times during that check.aircraft on ground (aog) desk called to have part sent to ZZZ. Get courier box ready for courier; stopped to load courier box onto courier van; got called by mechanics a couple times to look at something they where working on.in a perfect world; I'd have a parts person to take care of the courier; which could of helped; and might not of helped at all in this case. I lost track of the tool which is my responsibility.
Original NASA ASRS Text
Title: A Lead Mechanic describes the aircraft Maintenance workload he was 'pushing' to accomplish; even though he was short on Mechanic staffing to service two CL-65 aircraft for morning departures. While performing the Ignitor Check; Lead got called away multiple times and lost track of Ignitor tool equipment.
Narrative: Had two aircraft in Hangar for Maintenance that night. Had one Mechanic on vacation; one Mechanic on a personal Day (off); and one Mechanic sick call; which left three Mechanics and myself on-duty. Pushed work on both aircraft to be able to get them out on time. I checked the Ignitors on a CL-65; got called away multiple times during that Check.Aircraft On Ground (AOG) desk called to have part sent to ZZZ. Get Courier box ready for Courier; stopped to load Courier box onto Courier van; got called by Mechanics a couple times to look at something they where working on.In a perfect world; I'd have a Parts person to take care of the Courier; which could of helped; and might not of helped at all in this case. I lost track of the tool which is my responsibility.
Data retrieved from NASA's ASRS site as of April 2012 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.