Fragment, Propeller, Wright

Display Status:

This object is on display in the The Wright Brothers & The Invention of the Aerial Age exhibition at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC.

Collection Item Summary:

Wooden fragment from one of the propellers of the 1908 Wright Military Flyer. The fragment was separated from the aircraft at the time of the September 17, 1908, crash at Fort Myer, Virginia, which killed Lieutenant Thomas E. Selfridge and severely injured Orville Wright.