NTSB Identification: ANC00LA122.
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Accident occurred Wednesday, September 13, 2000 in DILLINGHAM, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/10/2001
Aircraft: Piper PA-22, registration: N8DG
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

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The private pilot was landing a tailwheel-equipped airplane on a gravel airstrip. Shortly after touchdown, the airplane began to drift to the left of centerline. The pilot said he applied brakes and corrective action, however, the left brake locked-up and the airplane subsequently ground-looped.

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

A malfunctioning main landing gear brake, which precipitated a ground-loop.

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