Skydiver first to jump and land without parachute

  • 31/07/2016
US skydiver Luke Aikins lands safely after jumping 25,000 feet from an airplane without a parachute or wing suit (AAP)
US skydiver Luke Aikins lands safely after jumping 25,000 feet from an airplane without a parachute or wing suit (AAP)

A skydiver in the United States has made history by jumping from a plane without a parachute to land in a net.

Forty-two-year-old Luke Aikins has more than 18,000 dives under his belt, and decided to take the stunt to the next level.

He jumped from a height of 7620 metres, freefalling for more than two minutes to land in a 30-metre by 30-metre wide net.

His wife and four-year-old son were there to greet him once he reached the ground safely.

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