From the website of the National Air & Space Museum of the Smithsonian Institute
Found via Twitter.com/airandspace
The Wright Brothers | Military Use of the Airplane:
"First fatality On September 17, 1908, with Army observer Lt. Thomas O. Selfridge on board, the airplane experienced a mechanical malfunction involving one of the propellers and crashed. Orville was severely injured and Selfridge died, the first fatality in a powered airplane. Orville would resume the flight trials after his recovery."
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