At least 7 dead in B-17 crash, official says

(AP) – A Connecticut state official says seven people have died in the crash of a World War II-era airplane.

The official was not authorized to discuss the investigation and spoke to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity.

The B-17 carrying 13 people crashed Wednesday at Bradley International Airport after encountering mechanical trouble on takeoff. Officials say everyone on board suffered at least minor injuries and a person on the ground was hurt as well.

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