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Aviator's Brother Grieved by Fatal Accident. DEPLORES OFFICER'S DEATH First Thought Is Safety of Passengers, He Says, When News of Orville's Mis- hap at Fort Myer Reaches Him in France -- Countermands Orders for Flights, to Regret of Waiting Crowd.
The Washington Post (1877-1922) - Washington, D.C.
Date: Sep 19, 1908
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Pages: 1

Le Mans, France, Sept. 18 -- Wilbur Wright, brother of Orville Wright, and who has been conducting a series of experiments here for several weeks wit a Wright aeroplane, was very much perturbed when he heard this morning the news from Washington that his brother had suffered an accident, in which Lieut. Thomas Selfridge lost his life.

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