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Italian pilot live streams his death on Facebook as he leaps off Alps mountain

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Aug 29, 2016, 4:01 pm IST
Updated Aug 29, 2016, 4:03 pm IST
'Today you fly with me' were Schmieder's last words as he got his wingsuit ready, before preparing to jump.
People watching him live sent out messages asking him to revert. However, all they could hear was a loud noise and sound of cow bells. (Photo: YouTube Screengrab)
 People watching him live sent out messages asking him to revert. However, all they could hear was a loud noise and sound of cow bells. (Photo: YouTube Screengrab)

Kandersteg, Switzerland: An Italian skydiver, who live streamed his daring jump from Alps mountain on Facebook, met with a tragic end after he crashed down to his death.

The victim's body was found at Kandersteg, Switzerland, a popular BASE jumping destination.

 

According to a report in the Daily Mail, the skydiver identified as Armin Schmieder, was connecting with his fans before he leapt from the mountain top, falling to his death.

"Today you fly with me" were Schmieder's last words as he got his wingsuit ready, before keeping his mobile phone safely and preparing to jump.

A few seconds after Schmieder jumped off, a huge impact sound was heard.

People watching him live sent out messages asking him to revert. However, all they could hear was a loud noise and the sound of cow bells.

 

Later, his lifeless body was recovered from the popular BASE jumping destination. He is survived by a young child.

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