Photos from the world record parachute drop over Sanam Luang



(Photo: Marcus Edwards)

Photos from the world record parachute drop over Sanam Luang - January 28, 2004

Right:
Caught in a tree

Left: Parachutist dangling over the roof of a car parked at Sanam Luang


(Photo: Marcus Edwards)


(Photo: Marcus Edwards)
Above: Some of the 672 sky drivers heading towards Sanam Luang


(Photo: Marcus Edwards)

Left: Another parachutist caught in a tree.
Below: This parachutists just missed coming down on the spikes on a fence at Thammasat University.


(Photo: Marcus Edwards)

Earlier: Photos from the mass parachute drop - January 27, 2004
The interesting one is this great photo of the drop site.

Earlier: Details of the mass parachute drop on Saturday - January 23, 2004
Local papers only gave the vaguest details, so here are all the specifics: 672 parachutists are planning to land in Sanam Luang at 10:30am on Saturday. The website for the project is theworldteam.com: The World Team '04 international contingent of 430+ skydivers will join 240+ elite Thai skydivers to set a new World Record Mass Freefall Jump in downtown Bangkok at the Sanam Luang Royal Ceremonial Grounds, near the Royal Palace, on 24 January 2004. Six Royal Thai Air Force Hercules C-130's will fly in loose formation at 2,200 meters / 7,200 feet over the Sanam Luang Royal Ceremonial Grounds and drop 672 skydivers to set a new Guinness Book World Record.

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