Remington Viney Bio – Wiki
Remington Viney is a victim of a fatal plane crash near Janesville was from Kimberly, and the other from Ashland County, authorities said Friday.
Viney of Kimberly, and Tanner W. Byholm, 25, of Glidden, died in the crash, according to the Rock County Medical Examiner’s Office.
They were the only two people on board the Velocity V-Twin plane when it crashed at about 9:15 a.m. Tuesday just south of Southern Wisconsin Regional Airport in Rock County.
She was 26 years old.
Janesville Plane Crash
On the day of the crash, Viney and Byholm took off from the Appleton International Airport and flew to the Southern Wisconsin Regional Airport, where they stopped to refuel, National Transportation Safety Board spokesperson Peter Knudson said Thursday. The plane then took off and was headed to Florida.
However, shortly after takeoff, the pilot reported engine problems and said they were going to go back to the airport, Knudson said. The crash happened shortly after that.
The plane crash-landed in a swampy area near a park and the Rock River, Rock County Sheriff Troy Knudson said. The plane was found upside down, with the victims submerged in a swampy, hard-to-reach area for first responders. Its wings had been torn off when it hit trees during the crash.
Viney and Byholm were pronounced dead at the scene and autopsies were performed Friday, according to the medical examiner’s office.
Preliminary results are still pending further study and investigation.
She received a bachelor’s degree in marketing from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2017 and is a 2012 graduate of Sun Prairie High School, WiscNews reported in 2014.
Viney was a flight instructor in northeastern Wisconsin and a seven-year member of the Air National Guard, according to her LinkedIn profile.
Viney was also a founding member of the Madison chapter of Women in Aviation International, according to a post on the group’s Facebook page.