NTSB Identification: DEN99LA017.
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Accident occurred Saturday, October 31, 1998 in BEDFORD, WY
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/19/1999
Aircraft: Cessna 182A, registration: N6352B
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

The pilot was moving his airplane from a friend's private airstrip to his own recently constructed airstrip. The pilot said he inspected the runway shortly before the accident and determined the ground was 'good enough to land on.' A full flap (40 degrees) landing was made. The airplane rolled onto a soft area, slowed rapidly, and nosed over.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

The pilot's failure to identify a soft area on his newly constructed airstrip, which subsequently caused his airplane to nose over.

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