Helmet cam captures horrifying wingsuit crash into trees

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BASE jumper Eric Dossantos, 30, from San Diego, California, is lucky to be alive after a horrifying wingsuit crash left him with multiple broken bones.

Dossantos was “flying” using a wingsuit at a speed of 90 mph in picturesque Chamonix, France, on Sept. 29 when he misjudged and clipped the top of a tree, sending him spinning back to earth. He later woke in a hospital after spending three hours on the forest floor until trail workers came to his rescue. 

In an interview on BASE jumping site Top Gun Base, Dossantos says that everything was going pretty well in the jump, and it wasn’t until just before impact that he noticed a problem. Read more…

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