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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 243717
Last updated: 8 October 2020
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Date:06-OCT-2020
Time:c. 15:47
Type:Silhouette image of generic VELO model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Velocity Elite RG
Owner/operator:Barraza Marin & Associates LLC DBA
Registration: N78BM
C/n / msn: DMO339
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:The Villages, Sumter County, FL -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Following a loss of engine power, the aircraft, an experimental Michael A Watson built Velocity Elite RG, force landed to open pasture terrain in Sumter County, Florida. The airplane sustained substantial damage and the sole pilot onboard received minor injuries. .

Sources:

https://www.villages-news.com/2020/10/07/one-injured-when-ultralight-aircraft-crashes-in-field-off-county-road-466/
FAA
https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=78BM
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N78BM

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

14 Jan 2020 N78BM Barraza Marin & Associates LLC DBA 0 Albert Whitted Airport (SPG/KSPG), St Petersburg, FL sub
Runway excursion.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Oct-2020 20:07 Geno Added
08-Oct-2020 01:47 Geno Updated [Time, Location, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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