8 inventors were killed by their own inventions

There are many inventors who die because of the inventions they make, causing shock.

There are many inventors who die because of the inventions they make, causing shock.

Picture 1 of 8 inventors were killed by their own inventions

Picture 1 of 8 inventors were killed by their own inventions


French inventor Sieur Freminet came up with the idea of ​​creating breathing equipment for diving.Unfortunately, his first prototype was of very poor quality, he died after using it for 20 minutes.

Picture 2 of 8 inventors were killed by their own inventions

Picture 2 of 8 inventors were killed by their own inventions


Otto Lilienthal , a German engineer tested his hang glider at the Rhinow hill in Germany.The first flight was successful, the engineer moved about 250 meters.Unfortunately, during the fourth test, the glider slowed down and he died after falling from a height of 15 meters.

Picture 3 of 8 inventors were killed by their own inventions

Picture 3 of 8 inventors were killed by their own inventions


Horace Lawson Hunley was one of the best maritime engineers in the 1860s. He died when his manual submarine sank and rescue workers arrived too late.

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Picture 4 of 8 inventors were killed by their own inventions


British aviation businessman Michael Dacre tested an aircraft for his company, Aven Ltd.His plane malfunctioned and fell in the area north of Kuala Lumpur, where he died instantly.

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Picture 5 of 8 inventors were killed by their own inventions


Romanian engineer Aurel Vlaicu built the aircraft in 1913, an amazing feat.Later, he wished to become the first person to fly over the Carpathian Mountains.The journey was not smooth and he died while crossing the mountains.

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Picture 6 of 8 inventors were killed by their own inventions


Franz Reichelt was a genius inventor and also one of the pioneers of parachuting.During a test of his parachute, he jumped off the Eiffel Tower.But unfortunately, his parachute could not open, so he fell straight to the ground to die.

Picture 7 of 8 inventors were killed by their own inventions

Picture 7 of 8 inventors were killed by their own inventions


Max Valier played an important role in the missile industry in the 1930s. He was in distress and death when he tried a rocket-fueled car in Berlin because the engine exploded.

Picture 8 of 8 inventors were killed by their own inventions

Picture 8 of 8 inventors were killed by their own inventions


Russian inventor Valerian Abakovsky was the one who studied the construction of the high-speed aerowagon engine.In an experiment, the ship was derailed, causing him and five others to die.Aerowagon is equipped with aircraft engines and propellers, intended to be used to transport Soviet officials to Moscow.Abakovsky's ship performed well during the test, but in the return, he had an accident when he reached the capital city.When the accident happened, Abakovsky was only 26 years old.