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|Local Time Of Day||1201 To 1800|
|Locale Reference||atc facility : hmn|
|Altitude||msl bound lower : 12000|
msl bound upper : 22000
|Controlling Facilities||artcc : zab|
tracon : hmn
tower : mdw
|Make Model Name||Military Transport|
|Flight Phase||climbout : intermediate altitude|
|Route In Use||enroute : direct|
|Affiliation||government : faa|
|Function||controller : radar|
|Qualification||controller : radar|
|Affiliation||government : military|
|Function||controller : approach|
|Qualification||controller : military|
|Anomaly||other anomaly other|
other anomaly other
|Independent Detector||other controllera|
|Resolutory Action||none taken : detected after the fact|
|Consequence||faa : investigated|
|Primary Problem||ATC Human Performance|
|Air Traffic Incident||Operational Deviation|
Elp approach called sector 20 requesting direct row VORTAC on navy X. Controller approved it. X departed and was climbed to FL250. Handoff was initiated to sector 23 and upon handoff acceptance navy X was frequency changed to sector 21. Controller was unaware of deviation until amic called the team supervisor. Hmn approach control called amic (area manager in charge) and informed him that their attempts to call either sector 20 or sector 21 were unheeded. Deviation was unnoticed by the controller therefore evasive action was not taken.
Original NASA ASRS Text
Title: UNCOORDINATED PENETRATION OF AIRSPACE. OPERATIONAL DEVIATION.
Narrative: ELP APCH CALLED SECTOR 20 REQUESTING DIRECT ROW VORTAC ON NAVY X. CTLR APPROVED IT. X DEPARTED AND WAS CLBED TO FL250. HDOF WAS INITIATED TO SECTOR 23 AND UPON HDOF ACCEPTANCE NAVY X WAS FREQ CHANGED TO SECTOR 21. CTLR WAS UNAWARE OF DEVIATION UNTIL AMIC CALLED THE TEAM SUPVR. HMN APCH CTL CALLED AMIC (AREA MGR IN CHARGE) AND INFORMED HIM THAT THEIR ATTEMPTS TO CALL EITHER SECTOR 20 OR SECTOR 21 WERE UNHEEDED. DEVIATION WAS UNNOTICED BY THE CTLR THEREFORE EVASIVE ACTION WAS NOT TAKEN.
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.