Smoke fills the sky after a World War II-era bomber plane crashed on Wednesday outside Bradley International Airport north of Hartford, Connecticut. Photo: Antonio Arreguin via AP

World War II-era B-17 bomber crashes in ‘ball of fire’, killing at least seven

  • Thirteen people were on board vintage aircraft during aborted take-off attempt
  • Four-engine, propeller-driven plane slammed into shed at Connecticut airport after pilot struggled to get it into the air and circled back to land
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Smoke fills the sky after a World War II-era bomber plane crashed on Wednesday outside Bradley International Airport north of Hartford, Connecticut. Photo: Antonio Arreguin via AP
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