Alt News May 24, 2012
VIDEO OF THE DAY: 2400 Feet Down. No Parachute.

Normally, anyone choosing to jump out of a helicopter flying at 2400 feet would have a parachute strapped to their back to ensure a safe landing. But stuntman Gary Connery decided to do things a little differently - he is the first person ever to jump out of a helicopter half a mile up in the air without a parachute and land safely.

Mr. Connery, who has performed stunts in films including Indiana Jones, Batman, and Harry Potter, was wearing a winged "bird suit" for the stunt, and he landed in a 12-foot-high, 300-foot-long pile of empty cardboard boxes.

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