2019 Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress crash

  • b17 wreckage at bdl.jpg
    the destroyed b-17 at the crash site
    accident
    dateoctober 2, 2019 (2019-10-02)
    summaryunder investigation
    sitebradley international airport, windsor locks, connecticut, united states
    41°55′54″n 72°41′32″w / 41°55′54″n 72°41′32″w / 41.93167; -72.69222
    aircraft
    aircraft typeboeing b-17g-85-dl flying fortress
    aircraft namenine-o-nine (marked as)
    operatorcollings foundation
    registrationn93012
    44-83575 (actual)
    42-31909 (marked as)
    flight originbradley international airport
    destinationbradley international airport
    occupants13
    passengers10
    crew3
    fatalities7
    injuries6
    survivors6
    ground casualties
    ground injuries1

    on october 2, 2019, a boeing b-17 flying fortress owned by the collings foundation crashed at bradley international airport, windsor locks, connecticut, united states. seven of the thirteen people on board were killed, and the other six, as well as one person on the ground, were injured. the aircraft was destroyed by fire, with only the tail and a portion of one wing remaining.

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B17 wreckage at BDL.jpg
The destroyed B-17 at the crash site
Accident
DateOctober 2, 2019 (2019-10-02)
SummaryUnder investigation
SiteBradley International Airport, Windsor Locks, Connecticut, United States
41°55′54″N 72°41′32″W / 41°55′54″N 72°41′32″W / 41.93167; -72.69222
Aircraft
Aircraft typeBoeing B-17G-85-DL Flying Fortress
Aircraft nameNine-O-Nine (marked as)
OperatorCollings Foundation
RegistrationN93012
44-83575 (actual)
42-31909 (marked as)
Flight originBradley International Airport
DestinationBradley International Airport
Occupants13
Passengers10
Crew3
Fatalities7
Injuries6
Survivors6
Ground casualties
Ground injuries1

On October 2, 2019, a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress owned by the Collings Foundation crashed at Bradley International Airport, Windsor Locks, Connecticut, United States. Seven of the thirteen people on board were killed, and the other six, as well as one person on the ground, were injured. The aircraft was destroyed by fire, with only the tail and a portion of one wing remaining.