These were among the most brilliant inventors, who invested much of their time and careers in making their vision come true. We have heard about inventions not working like the inventor thought, gaining negativity around the world and so on. Here we bring a list of inventors who were killed by their own invention and left us with many life lessons be to be taught.
He died with injuries falling from 50 ft to the ground, when he was unable to regain control of his machine.
He lost his life while travelling on board the Titanic when the ship hit an iceberg.
He died during a trial of one of his invented vessels. He drowned along with seven other crew members.
He died while attempting to be the first person to fly across the Carpathian Mountains.
She died of aplastic anemia, caused due to unwarranted exposure to ionizing radiation released from the research materials.
This involved the barrel being dropped from the roof of the Houston Astrodome.
His leg was completely crushed when caught in a machine while experimenting in one of his presses. He died during an operation to amputate the leg.
He died when he was transfused with the wrong blood group.
He took the car for experimentation and died on the return route as the car was derailed at high speed.
He died from the first deck of Eiffel Tower, while experimenting his own parachute for the first time.
He was killed during the first test flight.
He died during the first test of this device.
It killed him on the French coast while he and Pierre Roam were attempting to cross the English channel.
He died when the alcohol-fueled engine exploded while he was experimenting with his invention in Berlin.
Fixx died at the age of 52 of a heart attack while on his daily run.