Washington: America, World War II aircraft crashed, killing seven people and injuring 6 others. World War II destroys US warplanes, killing 7 people
According to the news agency, the Boeing B-17G aircraft used by the US Air Force against Germany and Japan in World War II. Landing at 10 am in the state of Connecticut, Bradley crashed at the International Airport.
Authorities said the plane had 10 passengers and three crew members aboard. The aircraft was rented by the non-profit NGO Collings Foundation, which aims to inform the public about the role of the aircraft.
State Department Connecticut official James Rovilla told media that the tragedy had caused casualties. The death toll is 7 while around 6 have been injured, names will be released only after the victims have been identified.
According to the news agency, officials said that seven people were killed and 9 were injured in the accident. Including three people on the ground at the time of the accident.
Airport Director Kevin Dillon told reporters that ten minutes after the plane’s take-off, pilots were informed by the control tower that the flight was experiencing problems. We could see that after the flight the aircraft was not able to reach the altitude.
A spokeswoman for the Hartford Hospital, 15 miles from where the incident took place, told the French news agency that 6 patients were brought to the hospital after the accident, and 3 were in critical condition.