Very sad but somehow inevitable RIP
Blimmin heck you just knew this was going to happen
Yes, I know someone who was killed BASE jumping a few years ago - when it goes wrong, you have very little chance to recover the situation.
RIP indeed. Curious tweet by his mate.
I dont see whats curious about the tweet. I read it as more of a "know the area you're flying and come back alive."
Must be hard to gauge your relative location to a fixed point if you're taking off from a chopper. I imagine jumping off a fixed point to be a little easier.
The phrase "doing what he loved" doesn't make it any easier for his family but I guess it's at least relatively painless and very quick. There'd at least only be a few moments of ohhhhhhh sh.....
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