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Matt Dwyer
October 30, 2019 - 6:31 pm
(WTIC-AM) -- A brief ceremony was held today at the Bradley Air National Guard Base, to honor emergency response personel from the guard, who helped rescue the victims, when a B-17 crashed almost a month ago. The World War Two era bomber hit a de-icing shed at Bradley International Aiport, killing...
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AP
October 15, 2019 - 10:52 am
The weather was calm and clear at the time of a deadly B-17 crash at a Connecticut airport, and tests on the airplane's fuel did not turn up any sign of debris or contamination, federal investigators said Tuesday.
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FILE PHOTO -- A World War II-era B-17 Flying Fortress flies over the Experimental Aircraft Association AirVenture 2013 at Wittman Regional Airport on July 30, 2013 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Matt Dwyer
October 08, 2019 - 4:40 pm
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A spokesman for Bridgeport Hospital says three people injured in last week's crash of a B-17 bomber remain in fair condition. Spokesman John Cappiello said Tuesday the three patients are receiving treatment at a burn center. The World War II-era plane was carrying 13 people...
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FILE PHOTO -- A World War II-era B-17 Flying Fortress flies over the Experimental Aircraft Association AirVenture 2013 at Wittman Regional Airport on July 30, 2013 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Matt Dwyer
October 07, 2019 - 4:34 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Environmental officials in Connecticut are cleaning up firefighting foam that's ended up in local waterways following last week's deadly crash of a B-17 bomber. NBC Connecticut reports on Monday that the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has set up...
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Matt Dwyer
October 06, 2019 - 11:54 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- A firefighters' union is offering its support to firefighters who responded to the scene of the deadly crash of a B-17 bomber. NBC Connecticut reports the International Association of Fire Fighters Local F-15 says it'll ensure all members have the support they need. The...
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Investigators and airport officials vehilces on the tarmac at Bradley International Airport after the crash of a B-17. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.
Matt Dwyer
October 03, 2019 - 10:42 pm
By DAVE COLLINS and SUSAN HAIGH Associated Press WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn. (AP) _ A pilot with more than 7,000 hours of experience flying a B-17 and his co-pilot were among seven people killed when the bomber crashed and burned at a Connecticut airport, officials said Thursday. Pilot Ernest McCauley, 75...
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