ATL93LA141
ATL93LA141

On August 1, 1993, at 1330 eastern daylight time, a Cessna 150, N6255R, landed long and nosed over on a sod airstrip near Wilmington, North Carolina. The personal flight operated under 14 CFR Part 91 with no flight plan filed. Visual weather conditions prevailed at the time of the accident. The airplane was substantially damaged and the pilot was not injured. The time the flight departed Wilmington was not determined.

During the landing rollout, the nose wheel hit a soft spot in the runway surface and nosed over. Examination of the sod surface disclosed an undetectable soft section beneath the grass covering in the vicinity of the nose gear collision.

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