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The Only Way to Survive a Fall Without a Parachute

Imagine: you’re flying! But wait, where’s the plane? A wingsuit? Parachute? Anything! Uh-oh, looks like you’re 6 miles high and free-falling! So, is this it or is there a way to hack yourself out of this dire situation?

A person’s chances of survival when falling from a height of 35,000 feet (10,000 m) are slim. Anyway, despite this poor outlook, you still have a glimmer of hope! You’ll be surprised to know that if you were to stumble from the top of a tall building, you’d be in a much worse situation! Actually, there is a book that lists over 200 cases of people falling from a plane without a parachute and living to tell the tale.

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TIMESTAMPS:
While you’re unconscious…1:12
How long you will fall 2:16
How about becoming a “wreckage rider”? 2:36
Surviving flight attendant’s story 3:20
Not water! 4:20
What can soften the blow 5:21
How to direct your fall 5:52
What if you landed in the jungle 7:35

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SUMMARY:
– Right from the get-go, you’d probably pass out because there’s not much oxygen when you’re 6 miles (10 km) up in the atmosphere.
– Earth’s gravity is pulling you down and trying to accelerate you. On the other hand, like any moving object, you’re facing air resistance, which is kind of a drag.
– If you were falling from a skyscraper, you’d land with the same force as when you fall from a 6-mile height. But you’d only have 12 seconds to prepare for contact, versus having approximately 3 minutes when falling from a plane.
– The first scenario is when you’re free-falling with just yourself and the clothes on your back. The second way is to try and become a “wreckage rider.”
– In 1972, Serbian flight attendant Vesna Vulović incidentally broke a world record for surviving the highest fall without a parachute.
– In 1943, American military pilot Alan Magee survived a 20,000-foot (6,000 m) absolute free-fall that ended with him crashing through the glass ceiling of the St. Nazaire train station in France.
– Not water! When you’re falling at 120 mph (190 kph) from 6 miles (10 km) high, water will feel like concrete.
– Look for something that can soften the blow – a snow bank or slope, a haystack, a big tree. Marshland is ideal since it’s soft and swampy. Just watch out for the gators afterward.
– Now that you’ve chosen your target, you need to try and direct your fall. To slow down, spread your arms and legs apart (think flying squirrel!), throw your head back, and straighten your shoulders.
– You’re not skydiving in this scenario. Just remember that no matter what the surface below is, you need to avoid landing on your head.
– If you’re falling with your head down and can do nothing about it, try to land on your face. It sounds counter-intuitive, but it’s better than hitting the top or back of your skull.

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40 comments

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    Hey there, BrightSiders, do you like flying by plane or you're scared every time you need to go on board a plane?

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    I'd rather land head first then be a pancake

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    Why did it take ten minutes to tell us this

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    What if you use your clothes as a parachute to slow you down

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    "Walk downstream…" Shows girl walking upstream.

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    My plane is gonna take off in 3 hours…. perfect timing!!!!!

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    I googled this while falling.
    I hit the ground before I knew what to do because the video is so long.

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    I have never been on a plane so I don't know what it is like.

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    Imagine this
    U r watching this video while falling down without a parachute

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    Congratulations, if u r watching this video while falling, your 3 mins are no more as you are

  11. Avatar

    Man falling in the video: I've been falling for 10 minutes
    Loki: hold my tesseract

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    Falling from a plane right now,this vid was very helpful

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    Wut if there's just flat land??

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    That last story you made a video on with the one girl on a graduation 👩‍🎓 trip. Also your so smart so, how do you do it?

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    well ,,,,,,,,i can now dream of falling happily…..

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    The best way is Play PUBG While Free falling
    Automatically Parachute Spawn;-) 😉

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    One thing

    1.Using Your Clothes As Parachute

    Easy*

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    YOU USED A GACHA LIFE BACK ROUND! YEET

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    Alot to do,,,,i call BS… those people were just lucky and had God

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    You used when the man fell a gacha life BG

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    ugh planes should keep parachute ngl

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    That's so easy
    Type /gamemode 1

  23. Avatar

    Good I’ll remember to save this video to watch later incase I’ll ever skydive without a parachute

  24. Avatar

    Ok good now help me

    How to survive if I fell for her?

  25. Avatar

    Did you say HAMILTON LIKE THE ALEXANDER HAMILTON ONE OF THE FUNDING FATHERS,THE FIRST SECRETARY OF STATE OF THE 🇺🇸

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    the last part urged me to sub and like

  27. Avatar

    Im just gonna flap my arms and hope for the best

  28. Avatar

    These days, making that joke about the parachute would probably get you arrested!

  29. Avatar

    I guess you haven't flown on this airline yet

    Me:🚪🚶‍♂️

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    Why did you show the girl walking UPSTREAM when you said she was walking DOWNSTREAM?

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