A man jumps from a height of 9,000 feet during the testing of a safety parachute in France during World War I.
France Date:1916 Duration:3 min 43 sec Sound:NO SOUND
The first safety parachute is tested in France during World War I. People hold strings of an observation balloon. The balloon is raised. A man is helped into a parachute and safety gear. He climbs into the gondola of the balloon. People near the gondola. The balloon ascends. The man jumps from a height of 9,000 feet. His parachute opens and he descends towards the ground. He lands safely. People gather near him. The man poses. Men fold the parachute.
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