fall 20,000 feet and survive?

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  1. sculptor Valued Senior Member

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    Terminal velocity of 120 mph?
    Alan Magee is claimed to have survived a fall of 20,000 ft during ww2

    your thoughts?
     
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  3. joepistole Deacon Blues Valued Senior Member

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  5. billvon Valued Senior Member

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    If you hit the side of a snowy slope just right . . .

    People have survived falling into nets at 120mph without any injury at all, so it's certainly possible.
     
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