Wingsuit Fliers Jump Into Plane Flying Over Swiss Alps
by ABC.net.au Article
ABC.net.au, GlobalNews.ca, YouTube, Sploid.Gizmodo.com News ISBN/ITEM#: CM171129FLIERS
Date: 29 November 2017
If you ever saw the 2003 film "Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life" with Angelina Jolie and Gerard Butler, you must remember the scene of the two of them escaping from Til Schweiger and his henchmen by putting on the two wingsuits and jumping "off the then-under-construction International Finance Centre skyscraper in Hong Kong". (IMDB.com) Now the real life French professional wingsuit flyers Fred Fugen and Vince Reffet jumped off the Jungfrau mountain in Switzerland and then landed inside an airborne plane using a side door that was just a few feet from the aircraft's spinning propeller.From release/information:
Usually people jump out of planes to get their kicks but two French daredevils have gone one better: boarding a plane mid-air.
First, they had to jump off a mountain.
Video shows wingsuit fliers Fred Fugen and Vince Reffet leaping off Switzerland's Jungfrau mountain.
The pair soar low over the frozen landscape as they approach the small plane.
It is silent, except for the whistling wind, and soon, the sounds of a man in the plane calling out an unusual instruction for a plane mid-flight.
"Go for entry, go for entry," he says.
The pair hurtle through the open door and cheers ring out.
(Source: ABC.net.au, GlobalNews.ca, YouTube, Sploid.Gizmodo.com)
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