NTSB Identification: MIA01LA052.
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Accident occurred Wednesday, December 27, 2000 in Morganton, NC
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/30/2001
Aircraft: Cessna 305A, registration: N143F
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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According to the pilot, following five uneventful full stop landings on Morganton-Lenoir, (NC) Airport's, runway 03, the sixth attempt resulted in a nose over. Observed winds at the time of the accident were reported as calm. The brake system had undergone a brake line repair and the right side tire appeared newer that the left. Brake linings appeared about half worn on both sides, but were fully functional. According to the FAA inspector, there was no evidence of a dragging left brake.

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

The failure of the pilot to maintain aircraft control about the aircraft's lateral axis during landing rollout, and the resultant nose over.

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