NTSB Identification: ANC05CA151.
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Accident occurred Friday, September 30, 2005 in Bethel, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/31/2006
Aircraft: Cessna 182, registration: N3569Y
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators used data provided by various entities, including, but not limited to, the Federal Aviation Administration and/or the operator and did not travel in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft accident report.

The airline transport certificated pilot reported he was on a personal, 14 CFR Part 91 flight to a remote airstrip. He said that he left his departure airport too late, and arrived at the remote airstrip as it was getting dark. He said because it was getting dark, he landed too far down the runway, went off the end, and nosed over. The pilot indicated that were no preaccident mechanical problems with the airplane.

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

The pilot's misjudged distance and speed, which resulted in an overrun and a nose over during the landing roll. A factor associated with the accident was the dusk lighting conditions.

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