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Paratrooper Survives 3300ft Plunge

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#1    News-Bot


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Posted 10 November 2002 - 07:01 PM

Posted By Saruman on Sunday, November 10 2002

Subject: Paratrooper Survives 3300ft Plunge

A Yugoslav Army paratrooper survived a drop from an altitude of 1,000 meters (3,300 feet) after both his parachutes malfunctioned, the Belgrade daily Glas Javnosti reported on Friday.

The paper said 40-year-old Dragan Curcic escaped with minor cuts and bruises after his main and spare parachutes first failed to open and then became tangled when they opened simultaneously during an exercise on Tuesday.

"He went through the roof of an army building. Only God himself saved him from certain death," an eyewitness said.

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Posted 10 November 2002 - 07:57 PM

That guy is either really unlucky or really lucky.

Not quite sure which...


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Posted 10 November 2002 - 10:29 PM

i think the real story is the air hostess who holds the 33000ft record for surviving a fall.  wow!

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