parachute

  • Central Thailand

    Danish man dies in Chon Buri skydiving incident

    A 30 year old Danish man is dead after his parachute failed to open in central Thailand on Saturday. The incident occurred at a jump site in the Sri Racha district of Chon Buri province. Police were alerted at 12:30pm. The 30-year-old Danish national, Stefan Eiriksson Andersen, was found lying face-up and unconscious, blood coming from his mouth and nose.…

  • South

    Base jumper rescued after dangling from cliff in Phattalung – UPDATE

    The Austrian BASE jumper was dangling a cliff for eight hours in Phattalung province, 175 metres above the ground when his open parachute snagged on a rocky outcrop of a mountain before being rescued. ‘BASE’ stands for building, antenna, span, and earth. The base jumper, 28 year old Johannes Klauser, is safe after a harrowing rescue on Monday afternoon, when…

  • South

    Base jumper rescued after dangling from sheer cliff face in Phattalung

    An Austrian base jumper is safe after a harrowing rescue Monday afternoon, when winds blew him onto a cliff face and left him dangling about 175 metres off the ground from his snagged parachute in the southern province of Phattalung. The jumper, 28 year old Johannes Klauser, went with his wife to the top of 250 metre high Khao Ok Thalu…

  • Hua Hin

    Policeman recovering after parachute jump lands him in overhead electrical wires

    PHOTO: Thai Rath A policeman, doing parachute training in Cha-Am, remains in serious condition after a parachute jump last Friday went bad during the landing. This incident was a training exercise. A video clip shows ten trainees at the end of their jump when a slight gust threw the man off course landing him in electric cabling. He had to…