The pilot Richard Pearse passed away at age 75, respectable.
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Aviation pioneer who built one of the earliest, heavier-than-air flying machines.
His early attempts at flying were hindered by engines that were too weak to effect anything more than a hopping motion.
His first airplane is rumored to have become airborne weeks before the Wright Brothers took their famous flight.
How did Richard Pearse die?
|Cause of death||N/A|
|Age of death||75 years|
|Birthday||December 3, 1877|
|Death date||July 29, 1953|
|Place of death||Christchurch, New Zealand|
|Place of burial||N/A|