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# parachute - Monday 28 May, 2018

Man attempted to murder wife twice - by tampering with parachute and causing a gas leak
# England
# England

Man attempted to murder wife twice - by tampering with parachute and causing a gas leak

May 28th 2018, 4:18 PM 16,840 Views 0 Comments

Victoria Cilliers suffered severe injuries after surviving a 1,200m fall when her parachute failed.

# parachute - Thursday 24 May, 2018

British army sergeant guilty of attempting to murder wife by tampering with parachute
# Emile Cilliers
# Emile Cilliers

British army sergeant guilty of attempting to murder wife by tampering with parachute

May 24th 2018, 10:42 PM 34,517 Views 24 Comments

38-year-old Emile Cilliers tried to kill his wife twice, the other attempt involving a gas leak being caused on purpose at their home.

# parachute - Sunday 13 May, 2018

Bodies of pilot and 7-year-old boy recovered after light aircraft crash in Offaly
# Plane Crash
# Plane Crash

Bodies of pilot and 7-year-old boy recovered after light aircraft crash in Offaly

May 13th 2018, 10:40 PM 97,574 Views 32 Comments

The crash happened near Clonbullogue this afternoon.

# parachute - Sunday 11 September, 2016

Woman dies when parachute fails to open in England
# Skydive
# Skydive

Woman dies when parachute fails to open in England

Sep 11th 2016, 7:48 AM 20,510 Views 19 Comments

Police said the 49-year-old woman was using her own equipment during the skydive.

# parachute - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

Thirteen skydivers parachute from burning plane after bird causes engine to go on fire
# Burning Plane
# Burning Plane

Thirteen skydivers parachute from burning plane after bird causes engine to go on fire

Aug 9th 2016, 9:17 AM 24,305 Views 23 Comments

It’s reported that feathers from the birds were found embedded in the plane’s engine.

# parachute - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

Not-yet-qualified Josh Strauss named in Scotland's World Cup squad
# Parachute
From The42
# Parachute

Not-yet-qualified Josh Strauss named in Scotland's World Cup squad

Sep 1st 2015, 3:37 PM 9,410 Views 14 Comments

The rest of the tournament can go shave, Strauss has the best beard award locked down.

# parachute - Saturday 20 June, 2015

Red Devil catches team-mate after parachute fails to open
# Thanks Mate
# Thanks Mate

Red Devil catches team-mate after parachute fails to open

Jun 20th 2015, 12:19 PM 26,578 Views 12 Comments

Neither of the soldiers were injured in the incident.

# parachute - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

Elderly Base jumper died after 'deliberately setting his parachute on fire'
# Stunt
# Stunt

Elderly Base jumper died after 'deliberately setting his parachute on fire'

May 20th 2015, 11:00 PM 23,147 Views 30 Comments

A video has emerged of the stunt.

# parachute - Saturday 9 May, 2015

Elderly man dies after Base jump goes wrong
# Idaho
# Idaho

Elderly man dies after Base jump goes wrong

May 9th 2015, 12:59 PM 35,006 Views 27 Comments

Friends said the 73 year old was an experienced diver.

# parachute - Sunday 31 August, 2014

VIDEO: Here's what it's like to parachute into Croke Park
# Vertigo
# Vertigo

VIDEO: Here's what it's like to parachute into Croke Park

Aug 31st 2014, 2:39 PM 23,455 Views 12 Comments

Afraid of heights? Look away now.

# parachute - Monday 23 June, 2014

Eddie O'Sullivan's Biarritz given €400k dig-out by local authorities in France
# Soft Landing
From The42
# Soft Landing

Eddie O'Sullivan's Biarritz given €400k dig-out by local authorities in France

Jun 23rd 2014, 3:18 PM 3,899 Views 0 Comments

Nick de Lucas and Iain Balshaws don’t grow on trees.

# parachute - Saturday 14 June, 2014

First Communions, Harley-Davidsons, and abortion : The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

First Communions, Harley-Davidsons, and abortion : The week in numbers

Jun 14th 2014, 7:30 PM 8,858 Views 4 Comments

Plus: What age was the former US president who did a parachute jump for his birthday this week?

# parachute - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

Google's doodlers celebrate the 216th birthday of the parachute jump
# Take A...
# Take A...

Google's doodlers celebrate the 216th birthday of the parachute jump

Oct 22nd 2013, 9:01 AM 5,477 Views 3 Comments

This day in 1797 a French daredevil experimented with a hot-air balloon and an umbrella-like silk parachute.

# parachute - Monday 16 September, 2013

Take a parachute: Match stopped by pitch invader with a difference
# Unexpected Visitor
From The42
# Unexpected Visitor

Take a parachute: Match stopped by pitch invader with a difference

Sep 16th 2013, 5:28 PM 2,403 Views 3 Comments

Did this guy think it was his landing strip?

# parachute - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

Wingsuit flier dies in Swiss Alps after jumping from 10,000 feet
# Parachuting
# Parachuting

Wingsuit flier dies in Swiss Alps after jumping from 10,000 feet

Aug 14th 2013, 8:44 PM 17,180 Views 52 Comments

Wingsuit flying is done in a special jumpsuit, called a wingsuit, which adds surface area to the human body to enable a significant increase in lift.

# parachute - Thursday 6 June, 2013

PHOTOS: Plane crashes into someone's back garden - and somehow, nobody is injured
# Whoa
# Whoa

PHOTOS: Plane crashes into someone's back garden - and somehow, nobody is injured

Jun 6th 2013, 5:42 PM 11,268 Views 16 Comments

The 76-year-old pilot used a full-plane parachute to ease the landing into a tree in a garden in Cheltenham.

# parachute - Sunday 23 September, 2012

Man killed in skydiving collision
# England
# England

Man killed in skydiving collision

Sep 23rd 2012, 2:09 PM 12,036 Views 5 Comments

A second man has been hospitalised with serious injuries.

# parachute - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

BASE jumper rescued after getting stuck in Arizona Mountains
# Oops
From The42
# Oops

BASE jumper rescued after getting stuck in Arizona Mountains

Mar 6th 2012, 7:40 AM 453 Views 0 Comments

A swift rescue operation was needed, after Sam Baker made a horrendous error recently.