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Events, 1908, Fort Myer (VA), Wright (Co) Type A Military Trials, Selfridge Crash. [photograph]

Catalog Data

Photographer:
Claudy, C. H (Carl Harry) 1879-1957  Search this
Subject:
Selfridge, Thomas E  Search this
Type:
Glass negatives
Date:
9/17/1908
Summary:
Unidentified doctors bend over Lt. Thomas Selfridge (lying on ground, legs extending at left) after he was fatally injured in the crash of the Wright 1908 Military Flyer at the Army Trials at Fort Myer, Virginia, September 17, 1908. View is obscured at right side by spectators standing in foreground. Wing of the crashed aircraft visible in left background.
Repository Loc.:
National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560
Topic:
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Local number:
NASM-95-8460
Restrictions & Rights:
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Carl H. Claudy Photography Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_364827