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Base-jump goes wrong in Norway


Base-jumper Hans Lange managed to avoid serious injury after jumping from the side of a mountain in Norway.

He escaped with just a broken leg after his parachute failed to release properly, and he landed in a tree.

Flying down a mountainside in a specially designed suit is now popular among base-jumpers.

BBC News Channel presenters Jon Sopel and Sophie Long describe how the dramatic jump unfolded.


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