On October 31, 1998, approximately 1700 mountain standard time, a Cessna 182A, N6352B, was substantially damaged when it nosed over during landing near Bedford, Wyoming. The airline transport rated pilot, the sole occupant aboard, was not injured. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed and no flight plan had been filed for the personal flight being conducted under Title 14 CFR Part 91. The flight originated at 1655 from another private airstrip near Bedford, Wyoming. Use your browsers 'back' function to return to synopsisReturn to Query Page
According to the pilot's accident report, he 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 pilot said the airplane rolled onto a soft area, slowed rapidly, and nosed over.