|37000 Feet||Browse and search NASA's
Aviation Safety Reporting System
|Local Time Of Day||1201 To 1800|
|Locale Reference||airport : o70|
|Altitude||agl bound lower : 0|
agl bound upper : 0
|Controlling Facilities||tower : yip|
|Operator||general aviation : personal|
|Make Model Name||Small Aircraft, Low Wing, 1 Eng, Retractable Gear|
|Flight Phase||landing other|
|Function||flight crew : single pilot|
|Qualification||pilot : private|
|Experience||flight time last 90 days : 16|
flight time total : 540
flight time type : 142
|Anomaly||other anomaly other|
|Independent Detector||other flight crewa|
|Primary Problem||Flight Crew Human Performance|
|Air Traffic Incident||other|
After landing on runway 19, continued rollout to end of runway. Taxiing slow, decided to retract flaps with right hand, which is normal procedure. Reached past flap handle and activate gear handle, which is usual procedure for gear handle. Reason? Overly exhausted--working 7 days a week, some 10 hour days. Callback conversation with reporter revealed the following: reporter states proximity of flap and gear handles under left yoke created situation where he touched wrong one when tired. 10 people picked up aircraft and removed it from runway.
Original NASA ASRS Text
Title: GEAR RETRACT ON ROLLOUT.
Narrative: AFTER LNDG ON RWY 19, CONTINUED ROLLOUT TO END OF RWY. TAXIING SLOW, DECIDED TO RETRACT FLAPS WITH RIGHT HAND, WHICH IS NORMAL PROC. REACHED PAST FLAP HANDLE AND ACTIVATE GEAR HANDLE, WHICH IS USUAL PROC FOR GEAR HANDLE. REASON? OVERLY EXHAUSTED--WORKING 7 DAYS A WK, SOME 10 HR DAYS. CALLBACK CONVERSATION WITH RPTR REVEALED THE FOLLOWING: RPTR STATES PROX OF FLAP AND GEAR HANDLES UNDER LEFT YOKE CREATED SITUATION WHERE HE TOUCHED WRONG ONE WHEN TIRED. 10 PEOPLE PICKED UP ACFT AND REMOVED IT FROM RWY.
Data retrieved from NASA's ASRS site as of August 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.