The skydivers fail in their record attempt
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Polish skydivers fail in 104-person record attempt

One hundred and four skydivers failed in their attempt to link together in formation in the skies over Poland, in an attempt to beat the European record of a 99-skydiver formation.

The team had trained on the ground for two days before jumping off five planes at a height of 4,800 metres (15748 feet). But they were unsuccessful in making the freefall formation before having to open their parachutes.

Undeterred, the team will be making another attempt on Thursday.

  • 11 Aug 2010
  • From the section Europe