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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2018 – ZU-BNH – Rego Burger – Cozy MK-IV – Baakens Valley, Port Elizabeth, South Africa – 1

2018 – ZU-BNH – Rego Burger – Cozy MK-IV – Baakens Valley, Port Elizabeth, South Africa – 1

In the video it looks like the structure breaks up just before it falls out of site.  Did the spar fail?  Hit a wire?  I can’t tell.  The news report says it’s auto engine failed. | FAA | NTSB initial | NTSB factual | NTSB probable cause | News1 News2 News3 News4 News5 News6 | Rego’s Blog […]

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2012 – N718JT – Joe Tischler – Cozy III – Winslow, AZ – 1

2012 – N718JT – Joe Tischler – Cozy III – Winslow, AZ – 1

Apparently tried to takeoff with a rough-running engine and either ran off the end, or couldn’t get out of ground effect. | FAA | NTSB initial | NTSB factual | NTSB probable cause | News | On July 11, 2012, about 1240 mountain standard time (MST), an experimental Bunch-Cozy Canard III, N718JT, impacted terrain during takeoff at Winslow, Arizona. […]

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2011 – N360TV – Kirk Aragon – Velocity SE/FG – Sanford, NC – 1

2011 – N360TV – Kirk Aragon – Velocity SE/FG – Sanford, NC – 1

UPDATE: The NTSB initial report and probable causes are out, the Fayetteville Observer is reporting, and the NTSB is saying that the airplane only had 143 total hours since 1996, that the airplane was out of annual, Kirk’s total flight time was 375 hours, that he was not current, and that the turbo wastegate may […]

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2010 – N444YP – Gregory Crane – Velocity XL/RG – San Diego, CA – 2

2010 – N444YP – Gregory Crane – Velocity XL/RG – San Diego, CA – 2

Crashed after departure from San Diego, door departed in flight and crashed on a golf course landing upside down. 1 man and 3 children injured, 1 woman fatally injured. News account. Eyewitness accounts say that he maneuvered to the left to avoid a pole, and that is when the left wing struck the ground causing […]

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2009 – N45YV – Olef Simonsen – Velocity SE/FG – Katy, TX – 1

2009 – N45YV – Olef Simonsen – Velocity SE/FG – Katy, TX – 1

Crashed shortly after installing a new prop. This accident is a little troubling to me, because the available pictures look like it came straight down on it’s roof, which is really odd for a Velocity. Maybe there’s something that the pictures don’t show, but it doesn’t seem to have skidded or tumbled. UPDATE: After reading […]

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