Vintage B-17 arrives at Barnes Airport in Westfield ahead of weekend tour

Vintage B-17 arrives at Barnes Airport in Westfield ahead of weekend tour


ON LAST WEDNESDAY’S DEADLY CRASH. CIARA: A WORLD WAR TWO VINTAGE B-17 IS NOW ON DISPLAY AT BARNES MUNICIPAL AIRPORT IN WESTFIELD.. THE B-17 ARRIVED SUNDAY NIGHT, WELL IN ADVANCE OF TAKING PASSENGERS ON THREE DAYS OF FLIGHTS OVER BARNES BEGINNING FRIDAY. MUNICIPAL AIRPORT MANAGER ERIC BILLOWITZ TOLD 22NEWS, THE EARLY ARRIVAL WILL ENCOURAGE MANY TO VIEW THE PLANE ON THE GROUND… ERIC: GREAT THAT THEY CAME EARLY, WE’VE HAD A STREAM OF PEOPLE COME BYSTANDING RIGHT HERE ON THE OBSERVATION DECK AT THE AIRPORT. IT’S BEEN WONDERFUL. CIARA: YOU’RE LOOKING AT PICTURES TAKEN INSIDE THE B-17, SHOWING THE LATEST FLIGHT EQUIPMENT THE PLANE’S OWNER PURCHASED TO REPLACE THE ORIGINAL 1940S EQUIPMENT. WE’RE TOLD WORLD WAR TWO ENDED BEFORE THIS PLANE COULD BE

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  1. It's super cool to see them out giving rides and you all not bringing up the recent tragedy. We need to support these historic aircraft!

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