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  1. 85CUCVtom

    B17 Nine-O-Nine crash in CT - 2019-10-02

    I gotcha. That makes more sense. Still though, I would think fuel issues show up during the warm up and run up? Thanks for clarifying Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  2. 85CUCVtom

    B17 Nine-O-Nine crash in CT - 2019-10-02

    So similar to diesel vs. gasoline nozzles, one is bigger than the other. That was one of the speculations I heard getting kicked around. I didn’t think it made sense though. Aside from the nozzles, correct me if I’m wrong, aren’t all the tanks plumbed together and balanced between the left and...
  3. 85CUCVtom

    B17 Nine-O-Nine crash in CT - 2019-10-02

    I fixed the post with the pay wall links. I left the links but posted the text of the articles with credit to the source. I also split my post in two- once I posted the text of the articles, it got really lengthy. Secondly, I sounds like there were some real heroic efforts by passengers and...
  4. 85CUCVtom

    B17 Nine-O-Nine crash in CT - 2019-10-02

    Sorry for the gap in updating, I was traveling and doing a few photo jobs and time got away from me but I did want to share a couple articles from the Hartford Courant. First off, the Nine-o-Nine's flight engineer/mechanic was released from the hospital today! This is great news and as he is...
  5. 85CUCVtom

    B17 Nine-O-Nine crash in CT - 2019-10-02

    I shoot photos for a local newspaper and my warbird addiction started a few years back when I did a video and photo gallery when Madras Maiden came through Cleveland on a tour. I make it a point to go see warbirds every time they come through my area and get their cause into the media. I've...
  6. 85CUCVtom

    B17 Nine-O-Nine crash in CT - 2019-10-02

    Updated story. https://www.courant.com/breaking-news/hc-br-windsor-locks-bradley-international-airport-plane-crash-20191002-jfkph65krrfhxlrlb3eehksdiu-story.html Unfortunately looks like 7 fatalities as of now. A Connecticut Air National Guard airman was involved and survived and according...
  7. 85CUCVtom

    B17 Nine-O-Nine crash in CT - 2019-10-02

    So what I'm gathering from the news conference is that 13 people were on the B17 at the time of the crash, 3 crew and 10 passengers who paid for flights. The hospital is saying that there are varying degrees of injuries, some in the burn unit and some fatalities. No numbers were put on that but...
  8. 85CUCVtom

    B17 Nine-O-Nine crash in CT - 2019-10-02

    I never had the opportunity to see Nine-O-Nine but I did get to fly in Madras Maiden before she was turned into Ye Olde Pub. News conference is on now, I'll see if I can post an update soon. Meanwhile here is a scree grab from a video on CT news. That NBC Connecticut link in the first post...
  9. 85CUCVtom

    B17 Nine-O-Nine crash in CT - 2019-10-02

    https://www.wfsb.com/news/b-crash-leads-to-fire-closure-of-bradley-airport/article_d514bd24-e51d-11e9-b6ac-47e02ec67428.html https://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/local/Firefighters-Respond-to-Incident-Involving-Plane-at-Bradley-Airport-561969581.html?_osource=SocialFlowTwt_CTBrand Not a good...
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