Dominik Loyen: German base jumper dies in Portugal jump

Dominik Loyen: German base jumper dies in Portugal jump
 

A well-known German base jumper has died during an attempted jump in Portugal, German media report.
Dominik Loyen's parachute did not open during Monday's jump from a 100m (330ft) cliff in the coastal town of Nazaré, police told Bild newspaper.
An investigation into the incident is under way, Bild said.
Mr Loyen, 50, had been living in Switzerland, where base jumping is allowed, and was an instructor in Spain.
Video of the incident in Nazaré, a well-known surfing destination, shows Mr Loyen jumping together with another base jumper.
However while the other jumper's parachute opens, Mr... read more

 
22 November 2018 in World News, Views: 67
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