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Wednesday 29 September 2010
A female parachutist has fallen to her death in Malaysia after her chute failed to open when she jumped off a tower to practice for a parachuting event, organisers said today.
Friday 24 September 2010
A female skydiver goes on trial today accused of the mid-air murder of her close friend and alleged love rival.
Sunday 29 August 2010
A paraglider died after falling 150ft near cliffs, the Coastguard said.
Monday 23 August 2010
An "experienced parachutist" died when he landed badly on a skydive at a family open-air music festival.
Tuesday 10 August 2010
Hot air balloons were launched from Bristol's College Green yesterday, ahead of the opening of the annual International Balloon Fiesta later this week.
Monday 07 June 2010
Two skydivers died when their parachutes became entangled during a formation display.
Friday 28 May 2010
A daring adventurer crossed the English Channel today strapped in a chair beneath several dozen helium-filled balloons.
Saturday 16 January 2010
Wednesday 11 November 2009
Ever had one of those heart stopping moments when you come so close to death that your life flashes before your eyes?
Friday 16 October 2009
The father of a boy feared to have been carried away in a balloon today angrily denied the drama which gripped millions was a publicity stunt.
Wednesday 09 September 2009
For enthusiasts in the United States and around the world of hang-gliding, para-gliding and simple kite-flying, Francis Rogallo was akin to a patron saint. For more than three decades he was an engineer at Nasa, but he achieved lasting fame as the inventor of the flexible wing, the light single frame airfoil that effectively created the modern sport of hang-gliding.
Sunday 23 August 2009
A skydiver has fallen to his death at the same airfield where a fellow enthusiast died in mysterious circumstances six years ago.
Saturday 30 May 2009
A leading British space scientist was killed yesterday when two hot air balloons apparently collided in Turkey.
Wednesday 20 May 2009
As James Boole hovered in a helicopter 2,000m above the frozen steppes of eastern Russia, he had little idea that he was about to join the small but incredibly fortunate band of skydivers who have survived a descent without their parachute opening.
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