British man killed after losing control during mountain base jump

A British guy has died in Italy after his three,000m (nine,842toes) base leap from a mountain vary went incorrect.

Jean Andre Quemener, from Jersey, was once killed after reportedly dropping keep watch over of his wingsuit all through top winds within the Italian Dolomites at Canazei, north of Venice, in keeping with The Solar.

It’s claimed the 32-year-old hit rocks earlier than falling greater than 200m (656toes) to his dying.

A spokesman from the Overseas Place of work stated: “We’re supporting the circle of relatives of a British guy following his dying in Canazei, Italy, and are involved with the native government.”

Base jumpers are ready to fly at speeds of as much as 120mph earlier than opening a parachute and gliding to the bottom.

On the other hand, the charges of fatalities and accidents are about 50 occasions upper than skydiving, and nearly 200 base jumpers died between 1981 and 2012.

Ultimate yr, some other British guy, Robert Haggarty from Hampshire, died within the Dolomites area after launching himself from the Castelletto Della Busazza mountain.

The 47-year-old, who had finished 500 jumps prior to now, suffered more than one accidents when he didn’t transparent a cliff ledge.

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