November 15, 2018
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The Old Farmer's Almanac For Kids
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QUESTION OF THE DAY:

Who was the first aeronautical fatality, and under what circumstances did this death occur?

ANSWER:

Orville Wright's final flight at Fort Myer in 1908 ended in tragedy. The airplane crashed, killing Lieutenant Thomas Selfridge, a passenger flying with Wright. Wright suffered broken ribs, a fractured leg, and hip injuries.

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