TITUSVILLE, Fla. – A man is dead after a single-engine Velocity RG he was flying crashed near the runway at the Space Coast Regional Airport around 4 p.m. on Thursday, according to the police department.
Police said early reports show the small experimental-style plane crashed near the runway and became engulfed in flames.
UPDATE: Pilot dies in plane crash. @Titusville news release says around 4 Thursday afternoon the small experimental style airplane crashed near the runway and became engulfed in flames. The adult male pilot, only person on plane, died at the scene, the city says. @news6wkmg pic.twitter.com/E9sh0gUdWk— James Sparvero (@News6James) October 14, 2021
Officers said the pilot was reported dead at the scene. He was the only person on board.
This is a developing story. We will update this story as more information becomes available.