The most hair-raising skydiving near-misses as daredevils cheat death in pictures

Posted: May 1, 2014 by kirisyko in Air, Sky diving

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There are some truly terrifying incidents including the feared parachute-not-opening, being knocked out at 12,500 feet and two planes colliding
Near miss: Anders Helstrup was almost killed by this meteorite

Jumping out of a plane is one of the most extreme activities and every now and again some skydivers manage to cheat death in spectacular ways.

Take Anders Helstrup, a wingsuit pilot, who was cruising through the air at when a METEORITE hurtled passed him at 300mph.

The rock was in “dark flight” which is the part of its journey after it has lost its glow and missed him by metres.

There are some hair-raising incidents including the feared parachute-not-opening, being knocked out at 12,500 feet and two planes colliding.

Do you still have a head for heights?

Gregor Zilnek

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Lucky-to-be-alive Gregor Zilnek can only brace himself as he heads downwards at 16-metres-a-second and breaks his back.

Paraglider Gregor Zilnek’s…

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