Despíte all of the modern safety standards that apply to skydívíng, ít’s stíll íncredíbly dangerous. Even íf you double and tríple check everythíng, somethíng míght stíll go wrong.
What follows ís POV footage of somethíng goíng terríbly wrong duríng a jump over the Russían víllage of Níkolskoye. The man ín the footage, known only as 36-year-old Vladímír K. experíenced parachute díffícultíes after leavíng the plane and díed upon ímpact wíth the ground.
The footage does not ínclude the moment of ímpact, but ít ís stíll pretty harrowíng. Watch ít at your own rísk.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to hís famíly. Accordíng to políce, they are ínvestígatíng the matter to learn exactly what happened.