Makenzie Wethington broke her pelvis, spine, shoulder, several ribs and a tooth in the fall
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Thursday 16 August 2012
A skydiver survived a horrific plunge to the ground today after his main parachute failed and a reserve chute only partially worked.
Tuesday 07 August 2012
Details of an audacious plot to attack a shopping mall in Gibraltar from the air have begun to emerge following the arrest of three suspected al-Qa'ida terrorists by Spanish police last week. Spanish security officials believe the group planned to stage an attack on British soil during the Olympic Games, maximising publicity for their assault.
Wednesday 25 July 2012
Skydiver “Fearless Felix” Baumgartner made his second stratospheric leap Wednesday, this time from more than 18 miles (29 kilometers) above the Earth —nearly three times higher than cruising jetliners.
Monday 11 June 2012
A British tourist has died in a parachuting accident on the Greek island of Zante.
Thursday 17 May 2012
A work by guerrilla artist Banksy has been accidentally ruined by a Australian builder after he drilled through it to put in a bathroom pipe.
Monday 26 March 2012
Three people were brought to safety by fire service rope rescue crews after a hot air balloon crashed into power lines, leaving its basket suspended 45ft above the ground.
Tuesday 13 March 2012
High Court victory for man with 'locked-in syndrome' fighting for the right to die
Tuesday 16 August 2011
A father and his stepson were lucky to escape after their hot-air balloon smashed into houses in Bristol.
Wednesday 03 August 2011
A quadriplegic skydiver plunged 18,000 feet to his death because his disability prevented him from manually deploying his parachute and his emergency chute was not set to automatically release, investigators have said.
Monday 20 June 2011
Spectators looked on in horror as a small plane lost control and plunged into a river as it performed aerobatic stunts in Poland.
Thursday 07 April 2011
A world record-breaking attempt began today for the largest number of hot air balloons to cross the English Channel.
Friday 01 April 2011
Two skydivers fell hundreds of feet to their deaths after colliding over an airport in California.
Tuesday 25 January 2011
An experienced British skydiver has plummeted to his death while attempting a base jump in Switzerland.
Sunday 02 January 2011
Two men died when a hot air balloon attempting a high-altitude flight went out of control and crashed in Somerset yesterday.
Thursday 21 October 2010
A jealous schoolteacher was found guilty of murder yesterday for sabotaging the parachute of a rival in a love triangle, causing her to fall to her death.
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