MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) – A man died when his parachute failed to open after he jumped from a hotel balcony in Florida’s Panhandle, police said.
The man who appeared to be in his 20s jumped from the 14th floor of the Sunrise Beach Resort in Panama City Beach on Sunday night, police said.READ MORE: Miami Weather: Warm & Humid, Afternoon Storms Possible
Panama City Beach police were investigating the BASE jumping incident and have released few other details.READ MORE: Earth Day 2021 Events And Freebies In South Florida
BASE jumping stands for jumping not from planes, but from fixed locations including buildings, antenna, spans or Earth. It has produced stunning online videos of people parachuting from buildings and wingsuit fliers zooming shockingly close to the treetops — mostly recorded outside the United States.MORE NEWS: NASA Makes History With Helicopter Ingenuity's First Flight On Mars
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