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Polish skydivers set new formation record

08-14-2010 08:54 BJT

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Finally, we take the plunge in northern Poland where more than a hundred skydivers have set a new European record for the largest air formation.

The 104 skydivers jumped from five planes flying close to each other at 4,800 meters. They fell at a speed of over 200 kilometers per hour.

Their task was to link together holding hands during the fall. Their formation broke Europe's previous record of 99 skydivers.

It was the group's 15th attempt at breaking the record, after an earlier failed attempt on Wednesday.

Editor:Zhang Pengfei |Source: CNTV.CN

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