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Wright Brothers - First Fatal Airplane Crash in 1908

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The first fatal airplane crash occurred on September 17, 1908.

The first fatal airplane crash occurred on September 17, 1908.

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The first fatal airplane crash occurred on September 17, 1908. Orville Wright was piloting the plane. Wright survived the crash, but his passenger, Signal Corps Lieutenant Thomas Selfridge, did not. The Wrights had been allowing passengers to fly with them since May 14, 1908.

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