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Skydiver survives 24 mile jump

Austrian daredevil Felix Baumgartner lept into the stratosphere from a balloon flying 24 miles (38 km) above the planet in an attempt to break the sound barrier. He landed safely four and a half minutes later.

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Student who landed in tree on first skydive 'will jump again'

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.

Liam Byrne being rescued from the tree after his first parachute jump

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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