Monroe County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Becky Herrin said the Velocity experimental plane landed on its belly with three adults and a 3-year-old girl on board. No injuries were reported.
The sheriff’s office identified the pilot as 37-year-old Taras Rud of Vero Beach, Fla. The passengers were identified as Annette Rene-Danigelis of Muskegon, Mich.; Olena Mikhnyk of Vero Beach, Fla.; and Mikhnyk’s daughter.
Herrin said runway was closed for about 40 minutes while the plane was removed.