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[2016-08-01] Luke Aikins Jumped from a Plane without a Parachute at 7600 Meters Altitude - Skydiver Luke Aikins Created a Skydiver’s Guinness World Record

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Luke Aikins, 42, completed the record-breaking Stride Gum Presents Heaven Sent stunt at the Big Sky movie ranch in Simi Valley, California, which was broadcast live on the Fox network on Saturday evening.

In July 30, Luke Aikins did not wear a parachute and jumped from 7600 meters altitude off a plane. What can catch him while he was falling down on the ground is a net which is just one third of the football field.

Luke Aikins could only rely on his body to control his landing location. He was falling down with a speed which was close to 200 kilometers per hour and then crashed into this net. The picture shows that the height reaches 6400 meters while Luke Aikins is landing to the net on the ground.

And now, it was 3000 meters as Luke Aikins was falling from the sky.

While the landing height was about 600 meters, we could clearly see the landing location on the ground.

He hit the 100-by-100-foot net perfectly. Just before climbing into a plane, Aikins said the Screen Actors Guilt required him to wear a parachute but he indicated he wouldn't open it. However he ditched he before he jumped out of the plane And Finally, Luke Aikins was successfully landing on the net. The jump lasted about two minutes, just before he reached the net he flipped onto his back at the last second and landed perfectly to cheers from those gathered to watch.

Why Luke Aikins did not wear a parachute?
Just before climbing into a plane, Aikins said the Screen Actors Guild required him to wear a parachute but he indicated he wouldn't open it. A few minutes before the jump one of the show's hosts said the requirement had been lifted and Aikins left the plane without the chute. Aikins didn't say what prompted the original restriction, and representatives for the show and the Screen Actors Guild did not immediately respond to phone and email messages. Aikins said wearing it would actually make it harder for him to properly put himself over the 100-foot-by-100-foot net and more dangerous because he would have its canister on his back when he hit the net at about 120 miles per hour. 'I'm going all the way to the net, no question about it,' Luke Aikins said from the plane. 'I'll just have to deal with the consequences when I land of wearing the parachute on my back and what it's going to do to my body.'

After 18 months of preparation, the Screen Actors Guild almost put a spanner in the works by insisting that he wore a parachute for the stunt as a precaution.
However following further negotiations, which continued while the plane was climbing to the jumping altitude, the Guild had a change of heart and the requirement was lifted.
Mr Aikins said the need to wear a parachute would have made the jump more dangerous because of the need to adjust his position as he approached the net.
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