NTSB Identification: NYC00LA182.
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Accident occurred Sunday, July 02, 2000 in JACKSON CENTER, PA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/17/2001
Aircraft: Cessna 180, registration: N3131D
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

While landing the tail-wheeled airplane, the pilot reported that left brake seized and the airplane nosed over. After the accident, a friend of the pilot stated he used a screw driver to release the seized brake. Examination of the airplane by a Federal Aviation Administration inspector, which included disassembly of the left brake did not revealed any pre- or post-accident abnormalities.

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

A seized left brake as reported by the pilot.

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