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A student who ended up stuck in a tree after falling 3,000ft (914m) when his canopy failed to open on his very first parachute jump has vowed to have another go.
After Liam Byrne, 18, was rescued from a tree near Shotton Colliery, in County Durham, virtually uninjured after his horror fall, firefighters said he was lucky to be alive.
But asked if he will jump again he said: "Probably, we will see - best way to get over it."
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An extended video from the viewpoint of Felix Baumgartner as he hurtled towards the Earth has been released. Showing the curvature of the planet as Felix desperately tries to stabilise himself at the beginning on the jump.
A student had a lucky escape after he lost control of his parachute on his first ever jump and landed in a tree.
Liam Byrne's parachutes became entangled before he landed in Shotton Colliery, County Durham.
The 18-year-old, who narrowly avoided landing on a church, was stuck for about half an hour before being rescued by firefighters.
"It was a bit scary, I just made sure I grabbed on to the tree until someone came and found me," said the Northumbria University student.
Follow the story on the ITV Tyne Tees site.
Felix Baumgartner's record 24-mile skydive can now be seen - in part - from his own perspective, courtesy of a headcam attached to the Austrian's jumpsuit.
"When I was standing there on top of the world, you become so humble, you do not think about breaking records any more...the only thing you want is to come back alive," Felix Baumgartner told a press conference.
Asked what he said when he was about to jump, he repeated: "I know the whole world is watching now, and I wish the world could see what I see.
"And sometimes you have to go up really high to understand how small you are."
Felix Baumgartner said he "really thought [he] was in trouble" whilst he was tumbling during freefall:
Watch his live press conference here.
Watch the dive here.
Felix Baumgartner said that standing on the step, waiting to jump, he thought: "Please God, don't let me down."
Speaking to press, project officials revealed preliminary data which they believe broke the following records:
- An exit altitude of 128,100 feet breaks the record for the highest jump by a human.
- 373 meters per second, 1342.8 kmph or 833.9 mph (mach 1.24) is the highest vertical velocity achieved by a freefalling human.
The speed of sound is about 768 mph.
Click 'play' to watch skydiver Felix Baumgartner speak to media for the first time since his record-breaking jump.
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