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Denise Moore (sometimes reported as Deniz Moore), pseudonym of E.-Jane Wright (1876-21 July 1911) was the first woman aviator to die in a flight accident.
E.-Jane Wright was either of British ancestry (born in Algeria) or of American ancestry. Before coming to France in 1911, she lived in Algiers, then a part of France. She was the widow of Denis Cornesson. She flew in France under the name Denise Moore to hide her flying career from her family.
Denise Moore died in Étampes, France when she fell 150 feet from her capsized plane. She was the first woman aviator to die in a plane accident. At the time, she was learning to fly at the Henry Farman Aviation School.
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- Contemporary article (in French) describing in detail the circumstances of the accident.