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#parachute

# parachute - Monday 28 May, 2018

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

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

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

The crash happened near Clonbullogue this afternoon.

# parachute - Sunday 11 September, 2016

Woman dies when parachute fails to open in England

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

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

# parachute - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

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

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

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 This post contains videos

Red Devil catches team-mate after parachute fails to open

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'

A video has emerged of the stunt.

# parachute - Saturday 9 May, 2015

Elderly man dies after Base jump goes wrong

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 This post contains videos

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

Afraid of heights? Look away now.

# parachute - Monday 23 June, 2014

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

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

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

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

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

# parachute - Monday 16 September, 2013

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

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

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

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 This post contains images

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

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

A second man has been hospitalised with serious injuries.

# parachute - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

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

BASE jumper rescued after getting stuck in Arizona Mountains

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