How To Survive Falling From A Plane Without A Parachute! DEBUNKED

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Shared September 8, 2019

You wake and suddenly you're no longer on the plane! But what are your chances and how do you increase your odds of surviving a fall from the cruising altitude of an airliner? 
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SOURCES:
POPULAR MECHANICS, THE FREE FALL RESEARCH PAGE (GREEN HARBOUR), PHYSLINK, BBC, NY TIMES, THE GUARDIAN, SCIENCE ABC, LA TIMES, TELEGRAPH, PARACHUTE HISTORY, THE STANDARD, DROPZONE.COM, PCPRG, ENGINEERING TOOL BOX, FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION, GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS, RESEARCHGATE, NHS.


EXTRA VIEWING:

MICHAEL HOLMES PARACHUTE FAILURE
https://youtu.be/hFSp-SRGhNs


EXTRA READING:


LANDING TECHNIQUES
https://www.dropzone.com/articles/saf...

INCIDENT LOG
http://www.greenharbor.com/fffolder/f...

FALLING MATH
http://www.greenharbor.com/fffolder/m...

PHYSICS OF SKYDIVING
https://www.physlink.com/education/as...


SURVIVAL STORIES
http://www.parachutehistory.com/other...

http://www.greenharbor.com/fffolder/f...



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