BOSTON (AP) — A B-17 bomber, much like the one which crashed in Connecticut, spent the weekend in Massachusetts.
The Cape Cod Times reviews aviation lovers lined up Saturday on the Barnstable Municipal Airport to see the B-17 owned by the Experimental Aircraft Association. The Wisconsin-based affiliation continued providing excursions on the airport Sunday, however didn’t provide passenger flights out of respect for these linked to the tragedy.
Seven folks have been killed when a B-17 owned by the Collings Foundation, an academic group in Massachusetts, crashed and burned final Wednesday after taking off from Bradley International Airport.
The pilot reported an engine downside, turned again to the airport and touched down earlier than crashing.
Rex Gray, of the Experimental Aircraft Association, says it was vital to go to Massachusetts to inform the World War II era’s story.