NTSB Identification: DEN05LA142.
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Accident occurred Sunday, September 18, 2005 in Glendo, WY
Probable Cause Approval Date: 02/28/2006
Aircraft: Shea Vans RV6A, registration: N985JS
Injuries: 1 Serious.

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 said he had flown to a community sponsored fly-in. He recalled making a normal landing, but that is all he remembered. Witnesses told him that during the landing roll, the nose gear failed and the airplane nosed over onto its canopy.

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

failure of the nose gear during the landing roll.

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