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Wright Brothers

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Item Identifier Number

ms1_16_5_20

Creation Date

8-16-1904

Collection

MS-1: Wright Brothers Collection

Description

Full plate contact print of the wreck of the Wright 1904 Flyer at the end of the 31st flight at Huffman Prairie, outside Dayton, Ohio. Orville Wright was the pilot flying a total distance of 432 feet. Wilbur Wright stands to the right of the launch rail. The Flyer struck the ground with its front rudder breaking the support.

Publisher Repository

Special Collections and Archives; Wright State University Libraries

Digital Publisher

Digital Services Department; Wright State University Libraries

Document Type

Image

Media Type

Photographic print, black and white

Permissions

Special Collections and Archives provides reprints or digital copies of our materials for a fee. For further information please visit their website or call (937) 775-2092.

Date Digital

7-13-2004

Digitization Specification

AGFA DuoScan T2000XL


Keywords

ms1_16_5_20; Huffman Prairie (Simms Station); Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912; Wright 1904 Flyer; Aircraft accidents; Launch rail; Wright, Orville, 1871-1948; Simms Station (Ohio); Huffman Prairie (Ohio); Airplanes--Landing

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