Base Jumper Survives Cliffhanger

 - Sep 12, 2008
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With the advent of extreme sports photography and the ubiquity of videocameras worldwide, near death experiences are being captured on film like never before. In this video, Matt Lauer is interviewing Hans Lange, a base jumper who survived a perilous crash that could have killed him--and caught the whole thing on tape.

And in March, Lufthansa passengers got the sickening thrill of a lifetime when their plane attempted to land in Hamburg amid storm-force winds. When wind shear threatened to crash the plane, the pilot pulled the plane up off of the runway and back into the air.