Southampton wingsuit scientist dies in Saudi accident

Angelo Niko Grubišić was a space scientist Credit: Oak Photography

A Southampton university lecturer has died in a BASE jumping accident. Space scientist Angelo Niko Grubišić worked towards designing safer wingsuits. He was killed in an accident in Saudi Arabia. Image: Oak Photography.

Angelo was highly regarded by his colleagues Credit: ITV
Angelo died doing what he loved most Credit: ITV

Very sad news indeed. We are sorry to hear that Angelo Niko Grubišić from Gravity Industries has lost his life while wingsuit BASE jumping in Saudi Arabia.

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Friends, family and colleagues are saddened and shocked Credit: ITV

We are extremely saddened and shocked by the death of Angelo and our thoughts are with his family at this terrible time.

University of Southampton

It is with heavy hearts that we share the announcement of the passing of our beloved and brilliant Angelo Niko Grubišić: son, brother and friend.

Friends and family