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PHOTO: Vermont pilot Dan Marcotte survives a fiery crash by parachuting of plane.

A veteran stunt pilot is thankful to be alive after surviving a fiery plane crash by parachuting out of the aircraft just before it crashed onto an interstate near Burlington, Vermont.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Pilot okay after crashing plane on interstate

Vermont State Police say the pilot, and only occupant, sustained minor injuries after parachuting out of the plane before it crashed on Interstate 89N in Highgate, Vt.

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CBC News

Skydiving accident victim's U.S. medical bills mount

Friends and family of a Nova Scotia woman seriously injured in a skydiving accident in the U.S. earlier this month are trying to raise funds to pay for her "astronomical" medical bills.

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Skydiving duo boost Cancer Research

Joe Young and Wendy soar took part in a skydive at Langar Airfield Parachute School as part of their fundraising efforts.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

WLNE-TV Providence

Raynham great grandmother goes skydiving for 90th birthday

Julie Phillips has fond memories of her 90th birthday which she recently celebrated.

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Bloomberg

HTC's Wang Parachutes Back to Reverse Falling Phone Sales

When HTC Corp. two years ago first tried to attract attention to its new line of smartphones, the One, it threw a bunch of people out of a plane.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Greenwood woman suffers serious injuries skydiving in U.S.

The family of a Nova Scotia woman seriously injured in a skydiving accident in the United States is trying to get her flown back to Canada.

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Daily Mail

Falconer Jonathan Marshall takes to the skies alongside his feathered friends

I'm like a bird! Obsessed falconer takes to the skies alongside his fearsome feathered friends - and has even TAUGHT his golden eagle to fly But he admits to being jealous of his Harris Hawk and Peregrine Falcon who can fly whenever they please He has also taught a nine-year-old Golden Eagle who he rescued - how to take to the skies Mr Marshall: ... (more)

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

Watch This Breathtaking Video Of Russian Soldiers Parachuting Onto Arctic Ice

More than 50 Russian soldiers parachuted onto drifting Arctic ice near the North Pole last week in a first-ever training exercise, Russia Beyond The Headlines reports.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

WorthPlaying

'JetGetters' Kickstarter Campaign Successful, Demo Available NOW

JetGetters is a fastpaced 3D multiplayer shooter, where teams of players fly high in the sky and hijack each other's vehicles in midair.

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Nottingham Evening Post

Laura finds the sky's the limit in challenge

DIGITAL marketing manager Laura Hampton proved she's got a head for heights by competing in the world indoor skydiving championships.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Martha's Vineyard Times

Longtime Islander Ron Kasmuski was afraid of heights.

Times correspondent Jack Shea shares his thoughts on sports on-Island and further afield in this weekly look outside the white lines.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Iom Online

Jurby Motofest promises music, stunts and big screen TT action

Top tribute bands from the UK as well as other attractions from skydiving to a large licensed beer tent await TT fans making the trip to Jurby for the Bikekini Motofest 2014.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Dallas Morning News

A timeless G.I. Joe descends upon Dallas for fans at convention

Convention attendees launch a brigade of parachuting G.I. Joe action figures from the 12th floor of the Hyatt Regency Dallas at Reunion.

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Canada.com

One more dive from the heavens: Steve Verner makes peace with skydiving after near fatal accident

Steve Verner fell in love with skydiving the moment he dropped into the sky: He experienced in that first, brief free fall every emotion he had ever known.

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Universe Today

Follow-Up on Skydiving Meteorite: Crowdsourcing Concludes it Was Just a Rock

A multiple frame picture of the rock falling, taken from a video taken during a skydive in 2012.

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CBS News

"World's sexiest daredevil" jumps off cliffs in her sartorial best

You might expect Roberta Mancino to be into fashion. After all, she is a model. What you may not expect upon first glance is that this 33-year-old is also one of the best extreme athletes on the planet and the owner of three skydiving world records.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Criminal Report Daily

Mysterious Object in Skydiving Video Identified

Dozens of videos of the Russian meteor were uploaded to Youtube soon after impact on the morning of Feb. 15, 2013, many of which originated from vehicle dashboard cameras .

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TechEBlog

24 Cool and Random Facts You Probably Didn't Know About

Did you know that the sport of banzai skydiving actually exists? That's right, it involves throwing a parachute out of a plane and then jumping after it, the aim being to freefall to the ground.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

WFAA-TV Dallas

Wednesday's Child: Wesley

Fifteen-year-old Wesley likes to have new adventures. So when iFLY in Frisco invited him to go indoor skydiving without having to jump out of a plane, he was in.

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