Australian Tourist Falls to His Death While Parasailing in Phuket, Thailand

A 71 year old Australian man named Roger John Hussey fell to his death while parasailing on Kata beach on the island of Phuket in Thailand. The video shows a member of the parasailing company strapping Mr. Hussey into safety harness. However he fails to fasten the straps that should have gone between Mr. Hussey’s … Continue reading “Australian Tourist Falls to His Death While Parasailing in Phuket, Thailand”

Parachutist Has Hard Landing and Slams on Beach in Panama City

This happened on Contadora Beach, Archipielago de la Perla, Panama City, Panama. As Best Gore member @slavicguy notes: On that beach there is a parachute agency for anyone who is curious to experience what it feels like to glide down with a parachute. I think It’s a Gringo owned company. The video shows the hard … Continue reading “Parachutist Has Hard Landing and Slams on Beach in Panama City”

Fatal Paragliding Accident from Brazil

I didn’t understand any part of what the reporter said, but I believe the paraglider died. He had a good take off and goofed off for a bit, but then the goofing progressed into a mess up and a hard fall with a slam to the ground. The paraglider was in a freefall for some … Continue reading “Fatal Paragliding Accident from Brazil”

Maria Steinmayr Has Parachute Malfunction BASE Jumping from Hotel Bali in Benidorm

BASE jumper Maria Steinmayr had a lucky escape and survived after a parachute malfunction slammed her into a building. The Austrian participated in the BASE Jump Extreme World Championship in Benidorm, Spain but her leap from the roof of Hotel Bali – Europe’s tallest hotel standing at 210 metres was foiled by her parachute opening … Continue reading “Maria Steinmayr Has Parachute Malfunction BASE Jumping from Hotel Bali in Benidorm”

US Paratrooper Sucked Out of Plane As His Parachute Deploys

You know, this looked like it was a lot of fun. The paratrooper was probably thinking to himself – damn, I got to do this again someday. The footage shows a crouching US paratrooper on a military plane being accidently sucked out of the bay doors by his parachute whilst airborn (Gary Oldman in Air … Continue reading “US Paratrooper Sucked Out of Plane As His Parachute Deploys”

Parachutist Has an Accident with Hard Landing, Appears Paralyzed

I don’t know anything about this parachuting accident but it appear to be from Brazil. If you listen to the mumble of the victim at around the 6:40 minute mark – it sounds like he’s trying to speak to them in English. But in other parts of the video he again sounds Portuguese. I don’t … Continue reading “Parachutist Has an Accident with Hard Landing, Appears Paralyzed”

Powered Paraglider Has Mid Air Crash, Lands Hard on Frozen Lake

This video is worth watching thanks to the screams of pain the paraglider that lands hard on the ice makes. Ahhhh, ahhhh, ahh! In general terms – you have got to be a real tool to crash with another paraglider mid air. If you crash in a vast, open, unrestricted, 3-dimensional space, you probably really … Continue reading “Powered Paraglider Has Mid Air Crash, Lands Hard on Frozen Lake”

1912 Video – Franz Reichelt Failed Parachute Jump from Eiffel Tower

This video was filmed in 1912. Franz Reichelt was going to test his parachute prototype by jumping from the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France. The test jump was a failure, Franz Reichelt jumped to his death. It wasn’t really a parachute he was wearing, but rather an airy cloak but it’s easy for us, who … Continue reading “1912 Video – Franz Reichelt Failed Parachute Jump from Eiffel Tower”