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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:
Squier, George O  Search this
Type:
Glass negatives
Date:
9/17/1908
Summary:
[photo list I] Four minutes later {Sept 17, 1908} [print #43] Four minutes after start, Sept 17, plane crashed. Soldier pointing is Sergt. Downey, S.C. Man behind, straw hat, Major Squier. [print] Disaster. Orville is still in the wreckage. The little group at right is working over Selfridge. Aftermath of the crash of Orville Wright and Lt. Thomas O. Selfridge in the Wright Type A Military Flyer at Fort Myer, Virginia, September 17, 1908, during US Army flight trials.
Repository Loc.:
National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560
Topic:
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Local number:
NASM-Claudy-7B
Restrictions & Rights:
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Carl H. Claudy Photography Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_365469