fractures of bones
In the sky above Kolomna, Moscow Region, parachutists from the Pearls of Russia team set a new world record for jumping in large formations, surpassing their own achievement in 2012. More than 100 paratroopers gathered a beautiful and complex figure in the sky, which was an absolute achievement in the “large formations” class. Continue reading
In the summer period of training, the specialists of the search and rescue and parachute landing service of the aviation units of the Western Military District completed more than 1000 parachute jumps. Of these, more than 300 jumps ended with landing on unprepared sites or were carried out in bad weather conditions, every fifth jump was carried out above the water surface and ended with flooding. Continue reading
Former British Army instructor Emil Chillier found guilty of attempted murder of his wife Victoria. He intentionally damaged her parachute, but the woman survived, although she broke her bones.
How can you survive after falling from a height of 1200 meters?
Earth is rapidly approaching. You pull the ring, but the parachute does not open. Your body rushes to the ground, and only friction against the air slows down the speed a little. Continue reading