A deadly fall: 46 years ago, a Jersey...

A deadly fall: 46 years ago, a Jersey daredevil died while trying to set record

There are 3 comments on the The Newark Star-Ledger story from Oct 12, 2012, titled A deadly fall: 46 years ago, a Jersey daredevil died while trying to set record. In it, The Newark Star-Ledger reports that:

Parachute jumper Nick Piantanida prepares for initial ascent during one of his attempts to break the free-fall record with a jump of 123,800 feet in 1966.

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Since: Feb 11

McHenry, MD

#1 Oct 13, 2012
If this jump fails they won't have to worry about digging this
guy a grave....

Since: Feb 11

McHenry, MD

#5 Oct 26, 2012
wondering wrote:
why you don't give it a try alex? i for one wouldn't miss ya.
"Why you don't give it a try alex?"

Don't tell me, you're the one in the family that made it all the way
to fifth grade......

Las Vegas, NV

#8 Oct 26, 2012
who wrote:
do we blame for you alex? mommy, daddy or the devil? i'm going with the latter even though your parents didn't do a very good job either... all that money wasted... at least they didn't have to put up with you for all those hours you were doing special ed at buxton... you are the joke of the alumni...
Was voted as best practical joker.....
Thank you for spreading the word.....

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