Replica of Wright brothers plane poughs into field

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Two aviation enthusiasts were killed in Ohio on Saturday while testing a newly produced replica of a Wright brothers biplane.The fabric-covered aircraft went down three to four miles south of the Springfield-Beckley Municipal Airport, at about 10:45am. The Ohio State Highway Patrol identified the fliers as Don Gum, 73, of Beaver Creek, Ohio, and Mitchell Cary, 64, of Yellow Springs, Ohio. Both were qualified pilots. Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2020711/Two-killed-Wright-Brothers-replica-plane-crashes-Ohio.html#ixzz1TjZJGD5e
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Seems rather ironic and pointless doesn't it? :(

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Does this not qualify for the Historic board ? I don't think there are many aircraft older than this ( even if it is a replica ) The report says they went up to 4-5,000 feet :eek::eek: