Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Parachute jumpers

Parachute jumpers

Parachutists jump from WVEC tower

Suffolk city spokeswoman Debbie George says a witness saw three people
jump with parachutes from a 1 000-foot-tall TV tower at around 6 40
a m Wednesday

Parachutists hit transformer, then bolt

Parachutists hit transformer then bolt

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Raw 92-Year-Old Skydiver Takes Plunge

92-year-old Jane Bockstruck celebrated her birthday this month with a flawless 13 000-foot plunge from an airplane She took the 120-mph free fall in front of her children grandchildren and great-grandchildren in Orange Massachusetts Sept 29

Monday, September 28, 2009

Ruth Eldredge on Lee Denim Day

Ruth Eldredge -- cancer survivor and board member of the National Breast Cancer Coalition -- talka about Lee Denim Day Oct 2nd and how it helps fund research

92-Year-Old Skydiver Takes Plunge

Jane Bockstruck 92 celebrates her birthday with a flawless 13 000-foot plunge from an airplane

Friday, September 25, 2009

Base jumper apparently caught on tape

Around 12 30 a m on Wednesday September 16 a young man casually took the elevator to the top of the building and jumped from the John Barton Apartments on Massachusetts Avenue

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Parachute Band

Will Anderson Johnny Stubblefield Alex Hargrave Kit French and Nate McFarland are Parachute The band is blowing up on the iTunes overall music chart They Virginia natives are gearing up for a big opening- for super sensation Kelly Clarkson Check out the interview and performance of Under Control on Good Day NY

Monday, September 14, 2009

Memorial Held For Marine Killed In Parachute Accident

A memorial service is held for the local Marine killed when his parachute failed to open during a training exercise

Friday, September 11, 2009

Sidney Airshow Preview

It s said to be one of the largest airshows in North America and that s a pretty impressive title for an event that only began four years ago On September 26th and 27th the Sidney andamp lt a href andamp quot http www kxnet com t montanaandamp quot class andamp quot kxInlineLinkandamp quot andamp gt Montanaandamp lt aandamp gt Airshow will feature dozens of aerial demonstrations including wing walking skydiving and many mid-air flying stunts The Canadian Snowbirds jet fleet will be headlining the show along with performers from across the U S Warren Pietsch has been flying in the airshow since it began and this year he ll be piloting 3 different airplanes for the event He says it s a rare opportunity for spectators to view stunts like these especially in a location as nearby as Sidney Warren Pietsch andamp lt a href andamp quot http www kxnet com t minot-ndandamp quot class andamp quot kxInlineLinkandamp quot andamp gt Minotandamp lt aandamp gt Pilot andamp quot If people are interested in seeing an airshow this is about as close as their gonna get for this caliber of airshow for the tri-state area around here to be able to drive over to Sidney or fly over to Sidney and watch this airshow it s gonna be a huge show really a lot of fun good show andamp quot The Sidney Montana Airshow takes place on September 26th and 27th Gates open at 8 am and showtime is set for 1 pm

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Other pilots say power parachute was flying too low

SALT LAKE CITY ABC 4 News - Pilots and instructors say power parachutes are safe and fun but you have to know what you re doing Most say the pilot involved in Monday s accident in Hooper was flying too low

Victim of Hooper's powered parachute accident speaks out

A victim of the powered parachute accident in Hooper speaks out Hooper s Mayor explains why they aren t taking criminal action

Raw Paraglider Crashes Into Crowd

A motor-powered paraglider dropping prizes at a festival in Utah crashed into a crowd and injured six people half of them children Sept 8

Motorized parachute plows into crowd

HOOPER Utah ABC 4 News - The motorized parachute fly-over was one of the planned events for Tomato Days in Hooper A passenger onboard was supposed to throw treats to the kids But something went terribly wrong

Monday, September 7, 2009

Powered parachute crashes into crowd in Hooper; 6 hurt

A nervous crowd scattered Monday when a powered parachute carrying two people crashed into a Labor Day festival in a park in Hooper

Skydiver misses mark, lands on highway

A hard landing for a skydiver in DeLand leaves the man in rough shape Volusia County Sheriff s Office says Aaron Moore missed his mark and landed on U S Highway 92 160 Photo gallery

Sunday, September 6, 2009

Skydriver Injured After Parachute Fails

A skydiver is recovering after his primary chute fails to open during a jump

Friday, September 4, 2009

Firefighter Plans Skydive Marathon

An Indiana firefighter has planned a real up-and-down day attempting to skydive 100 times in southwest Ohio Sept 4

Man Attempts Skydiving Record

Firefighter Trying to Set Skydiving Record in Lebanon

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Navy Pier AeroBalloon

A unique balloon ride opened at Navy Pier today It allows people to see Chicago like never before Tera Williams has the early reviews from Navy Pier 160

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Local Woman Takes 60th Skydive

A local woman who was at first afraid to try sky diving has now taken her 60th jump and she doesn t plan on stopping any time soon

"Close call" in the skies above Northern Utah

SALT LAKE CITY ABC 4 News - The skydiving plane and the SkyWest Airlines regional jet missed each other by a half mile on Sunday They were seconds away from disaster