NTSB Identification: ATL93LA141.
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Accident occurred Sunday, August 01, 1993 in WILMINGTON, NC
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/20/1994
Aircraft: CESSNA 150F, registration: N6255R
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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ACCORDING TO THE PILOT, THE AIRPLANE NOSED OVER DURING THE LANDING ROLL ON A SOD AIRSTRIP. DURING ROLL OUT THE NOSE WHEEL COLLIDED WITH A SOFT SPOT ON THE SOD SURFACE. EXAMINATION OF THE AIRSTRIP SURFACE REVEALED A HIDDEN SOFT SPOT BENEATH THE GRASS IN THE VICINITY WHERE THE AIRPLANE NOSED OVER.

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

A HIDDEN SOFT SPOT ON THE RUNWAY THAT RESULTED IN A NOSE OVER OF THE AIRPLANE DURING A LANDING ROLL.

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