NTSB Identification: NYC73FGM11
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: AERO COMDR 500, registration: N8494C

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0790  72/10/30   WEST MIFFLIN,PA     AERO COMDR 500      CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 44, 900
        TIME - 0830                    N8494C              PX-  0  0  3  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 465 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - ALLEGHENY COUNTY
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          WEST MIFFLIN,PA             WHEELING,ILL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GROUND-WATER LOOP-SWERVE                                 TAXI: TO TAKEOFF
           COLLIDED WITH: DIRT BANK                                 TAXI: TO TAKEOFF
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL
        FACTOR(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - DIVERTED ATTENTION FROM OPERATION OF AIRCRAFT
        REMARKS- PLT OCCUPIED WITHIN COCKPIT ALLOWED ACFT TO VEER R AND DOWN STEEP EMBANKMENT.

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