2021 – N13VT – N13VT LLC – Velocity Twin – Janesville WI – 2

2021 – N13VT – N13VT LLC – Velocity Twin – Janesville WI – 2

All we know so far is an off-field landing with 2 fatalities shortly after takeoff. Air traffic control reported losing contact with the plane approximately a half-hour later. According the Sheriff’s Office, the plane crashed south of Driftwood Drive and cut through several of the densely packed trees as it went down. Because of its […]

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2020 – N78BM – Marin- Velocity SE/RG – The Villages FL – 0

2020 – N78BM – Marin- Velocity SE/RG – The Villages FL – 0

All we know so far is an off-field landing after “loss of power” with minor injuries but significant damage. Firefighters at 3:47 p.m. were dispatched to the incident in a field off County Road 466. When a crew from Station 40 arrived a short time later, they found a small four-seat ultralight aircraft that had […]

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2020 – N78BM – Barraza Marin- Velocity SE/RG – St. Petersburg FL – 0

2020 – N78BM – Barraza Marin- Velocity SE/RG – St. Petersburg FL – 0

Initial word is an aborted take-off with relatively new owner (and new paint job) Barraza Marin. ST. PETERSBURG — An experimental single-engine plane skidded off Runway 7 while attempting to take off from Albert Whitted Airport on Tuesday, authorities said. There were three people aboard the four-seater Velocity 173RG, said St. Petersburg Fire Rescue Lt. […]

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2019 – N735D – Cabiroy – Velocity XL/RG – St. Cloud FL – 0

2019 – N735D – Cabiroy – Velocity XL/RG – St. Cloud FL – 0

The current word is an engine problem on take-off, but that Steve and Susan will recover.  Steve had an eariler overrun incident. ST. CLOUD, Fla. — A small plane was found in a field in the St. Cloud area Wednesday afternoon, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. Authorities say the plane is a Velocity XL-RG-5. […]

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2018 – N101WV – Mission Hardware – Velocity SE/RG – Statesboro, GA – 0

2018 – N101WV – Mission Hardware – Velocity SE/RG – Statesboro, GA – 0

Looks like this beautiful Velocity SE was destroyed on landing while transition training a new pilot near Savannah. Details are slim, but here is a news article about it. STATESBORO, GA (WTOC) – Two people survived a fiery plane crash outside of Statesboro, Tuesday afternoon. It happened around 3 p.m. when a plane from Savannah […]

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2018 – N67WR – Richard Knapp- Velocity SE/RG – Blountville, Tenn – 0

2018 – N67WR – Richard Knapp- Velocity SE/RG – Blountville, Tenn – 0

Apparently crashed on landing, injuring 2, around dusk. This is the second accident for this aircraft. Wiki entry. [UPDATE] {NTSB preliminary says the mixture and prop controls were found full-in, as they should be. Unknown when they were set there, but does cast doubt on my original theory.} There’s no NTSB preliminary on it yet, but from News […]

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