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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2018 – N787SB – John Berman- Velocity XL/RG – Sante Fe, NM – 0

2018 – N787SB – John Berman- Velocity XL/RG – Sante Fe, NM – 0

Very little now as of yet. “N787SB was in an accident near Santa Fe last evening. the pilot was transported to the hospital and was conscious.” The update appears to be that John was flying alone and got into an area of low visibility (likely clouds) at night and started icing up. The controllers were […]

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