World of the Bizarre
Skydiver survives 6000ft plunge
By T.K. Randall
May 19, 2009 · 15 comments
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A skydiver undertaking a jump over Russia survived a 6,000ft plummet to the ground without a parachute after a signal from another skydiver came two seconds too late. Landing on rocks he suffered a broken back and rib.
A skydiver from Staffordshire has survived a 6,000ft free fall in Russia without his parachute. James Boole, from Tamworth, said he was supposed to have been given a signal by another skydiver to open the parachute, but it came two seconds too late. "
Source: BBC News
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