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”