Pilot dies in small plane crash at Titusville airport

Plane crashed near runway at Space Coast Regional Airport

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.

Officers said the pilot was reported dead at the scene. He was the only person on board.

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