Sunday, July 24, 2016

Velocity TXL, NASR LLC, N916TC: Accident occurred July 23, 2016 at Sebastian Municipal Airport (X26), Indian River County, Florida

NASR LLC: http://registry.faa.gov/N916TC

FAA Flight Standards District Office: FAA Orlando FSDO-15

Date: 23-JUL-16
Time: 13:30:00Z
Regis#: N916TC
Event Type: Accident
Highest Injury: None
Damage: Substantial
Flight Phase: UNKNOWN (UNK)
City: SEBASTIAN
State: Florida

AIRCRAFT, EXPERIMENTAL VELOCITY TXL, FORCE LANDED INTO TREES OFF THE DEPARTURE END OF THE RUNWAY, SEBASTIAN, FLORIDA.

SEBASTIAN — A small plane crashed Saturday morning on the Sebastian Municipal Airport property.

The Velocity aircraft crashed about 9:30 a.m. in woods on the airport property shortly after takeoff Saturday with a father and son on board, said Commander John Blackledge of the Sebastian Police Department.

No injuries are reported, Blackledge said, and an engine failure is a possible cause of the crash.

The National Transportation Safety Board will be investigating the crash, Blackledge said.

Source:  http://www.tcpalm.com

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