Mr E Wilson with a Pettigrew Wing Type Ornithopter Sus?
Mr E Wilson with a Pettigrew Wing Type Ornithopter Suspended from a Specially Erected Scaffold Launch Tower, Caption Reads: Attempts Were Made with & Against the Wind with the Apparatus Held Perfectly Horizontal Date: 1905
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De Groofs Fatal Crash
DE GROOF's device is launched from a balloon over Cremorne Gardens, London. Unfortunately, something goes terribly wrong, and he plunges fatally to the ground. Date: 9 July 1874
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