Breaking News: World War II aircraft crashes at Bradley Airport, killing two

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The plane crashed at Bradley International Airport early this morning.  Photo courtesy of    WFSB

The plane crashed at Bradley International Airport early this morning. Photo courtesy of WFSB

At least two are dead and multiple are injured after a B-17 bomber crashed upon landing at Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks shortly after 10 a.m. this morning.

According to the Hartford Courant the plane crashed into a nearby shed while trying to land.

“We can confirm there was an accident involving a Collings Foundation World War II aircraft this morning at Bradley Airport,” Bradley International Airport tweeted. “We have an active fire and rescue operation underway. The airport is closed.”

The airplane is one of five vintage-style aircraft visiting Bradley Airport this week for tours and flights.


Ashley Anglisano is the associate news editor for The Daily Campus. She can be reached via email at ashley.anglisano@uconn.edu

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