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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 224420
 
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Date:23-SEP-1902
Time:
Type:Wright glider
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: -
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Kitty Hawk, NC -   United States of America
Phase:
Nature:Test
Departure airport:Kill Devil Hills, Kitty Hawk, NC
Destination airport:Kill Devil Hills, Kitty Hawk, NC
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Orville Wright survived the crash of a Wright glider (3rd design). The glider flights were performed in order to enhance their design before it could be used as a powered aircraft.

Sources:

https://books.google.nl/books?id=GYDCAgAAQBAJ&lpg=PA281&ots=oyMI1w7vMN&dq=Flyer%20at%20Huffman%20Prairie%20on%20August%2024%2C%201904&hl=nl&pg=PA281#v=onepage&q=Flyer%20at%20Huffman%20Prairie%20on%20August%2024,%201904&f=false


Revision history:

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27-Apr-2019 18:31 harro Added

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