Death / Obituaries : World War II-era plane at Bradley Internation Airport Crash, Names of Victims Released.
Authorities has released the names of those who lost their lives after a fatal crash of a World War II-era plane at Bradley Internation Airport .
Seven people died in a vintage WWII plane crash at Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks on Wednesday.
Upon landing, the plane, which is registered as a B-17G, crashed into a de-icing facility just before 10 a.m. and erupted into flames.
Can everyone please say a prayer for the people who lost their lives on the B-17 Flying Fortress on October 2nd, 2019.
Ernest McCauley, 75 – Pilot, from Long Beach, CA
Michael Foster, 71 – Co-Pilot, from Jacksonville, FL
David Broderick, 56 – passenger from West Springfield, MA
Gary Mazzone, 66, – passenger from Broad Brook, CT
James Roberts, 48 – passenger from Ludlow, MA
Robert Riddell, 59 – passenger from East Granby, CT
Robert Rubner, 64 – passenger from Tolland, CT.
Mitchell Melton, 34 – Light engineer on B-17, from Dalehaff, TX
Andy Barrett, 36 – passenger from South Hadley, MA
Linda Schmidt, 62 – passenger from Suffield, CT
Tom Schmidt, 62 – passenger from Suffield CT
Joseph Huber, 48 – passenger from Tariffville, CT
James Traficante, 54 – passenger from Simsbury, CT