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World War II-era bomber crashes in fatal accident

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A World War II-era bomber carrying history buffs crashed and burned on takeoff Wednesday.

At least seven of the 13 people on board died at Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, Connecticut.

The vintage bomber, known as a Flying Fortress, is associated with the Collings Foundation, an educational group that brings its Wings of Freedom vintage aircraft display to airports.

Read more from The Associated Press.


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