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Several people have died after a rare World War Two -era plane crashed and burst into flames at an airport in the US state of Connecticut. There were 13 people aboard the vintage Boeing B - 17 - dubbed the Flying Fortress - when it crashed outside Hartford on Wednesday morning.
A World War II-era B - 17 bomber carrying 13 people crashed and burned at the Hartford airport in the US state of Connecticut in an aborted takeoff attempt today, and seven people were killed . The four-engine, propeller-driven plane struggled to get into the air and slammed into a maintenance shed at
A-era B-17 bomber that crashed after encountering mechanical trouble on takeoff has resulted in the deaths of seven people.
The four-engine, propeller-driven plane struggled to get into the air and crashed into a maintenance shed at Bradley International Airport in Connecticut as the pilots circled back for a landing, according to officials and witnesses.
It was carrying 10 passengers and three crew members, authorities said.
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On October 2 , 2019, a Boeing B - 17 Flying Fortress privately owned by the Collings Foundation crashed at Bradley International Airport, Windsor Locks, Connecticut, United States.
A second world war B - 17 bomber carrying 13 people crashed and burned at the Hartford airport in an aborted takeoff on Wednesday. A state official said at least five people were killed . The four-engine, propeller-driven plane struggled to get into the air and slammed into a maintenance shed at
Connecticut Public Safety Commissioner James Rovella said that some of those on board were burned and "the victims are very difficult to identify”.
He also warned that the death toll could rise.
Some of the survivors of the crash were critically injured, while one person on the ground was also hurt.
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Shortly after takeoff , the pilot reported a fire on board. The pilot attempted to make a return to the airport, but couldn't make it so he put it down in a cornfield. The bomber was headed toward Indianapolis. The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating.
— A World War II-era B - 17 bomber with 13 people aboard crashed and burned at the Hartford airport in an aborted takeoff attempt Wednesday, and a state official said at least five people were killed . Flight records from FlightAware shows the plane went down about five minutes after it took off .
Authorities said a firefighter involved in the response suffered a minor injury.
Mr Rovella said some lives were likely saved by the efforts of people including a person who raced to help the victims and people on the plane who helped others to escape the fire by opening a hatch.
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"You're going to hear about some heroic efforts from some of the individuals that were in and around that plane," he said.
The retired, civilian-registered plane was associated with the Collings Foundation, an educational group that brought its Wings of Freedom vintage aircraft display to the airport this week, officials said.
Reacting to the crash, Governor Ned Lamont said: ”Right now my heart really goes out to the families who are waiting. And we are going to give them the best information we can as soon as we can in an honest way.”
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A vintage B - 17 bomber crashed at Bradley International Airport near Hartford, Connecticut, after it caught on fire after sliding off the runway. A vintage World War II plane crashed shortly after takeoff , erupted into flames and killed people on board Wednesday at Bradley International Airport
WINDSOR LOCKS, United States: A World War II-era plane crashed and burned at Hartford airport, Connecticut, after encountering mechanical trouble on takeoff on In this aerial image taken from video, emergency crews respond to where a World War II-era bomber B - 17 plane crashed at
The plane was a few minutes into the flight when pilots reported a problem and said it was not gaining altitude. It lost control upon touching down and struck the shed.
Only a few of the roaring Boeing B-17 Flying Fortresses are still airworthy.
The Collings Foundation said that the same plane in Wednesday's accident also crashed in 1987 at an air show near Pittsburgh, when it was hit by a severe crosswind as it touched down.
The bomber overshot a runway and plunged down a hillside, injuring several people.
The B-17 was built in 1945, too late for combat in World War Two, according to the foundation.
It served in a rescue squadron and a military air transport service before being subjected to the effects of three nuclear explosions during testing, the foundation said.
It was later sold as scrap and eventually was restored. The foundation bought it in 1986.
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