Monday on the Outer Banks was pure perfection. Sunshine, 60-degree temperatures, two epic walks on the beach, and a very interesting visit to the Wright Brothers memorial and museum in Kill Devil Hills. 374 more words
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The wreck of the 1908 Wright Flyer that seriously injured Orville Wright and killed Lt. Thomas E. Selfridge, the first person to die as the result of an airplane accident; September 17th, 1908
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During flight trials to win a contract from the U.S. Army Signal Corps, pilot Orville Wright and passenger Lt. Thomas Selfridge crash in a Wright Flyer at Fort Myer, Virginia.