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Highest Drop Zone landing with Everest Skydive 2009

October 29, 2009: Explore Himalaya Travel & Adventure is pleased to announce the successful completion of the Everest Skydive 2009 program. On October 28, 2009 a skydiving event was held at Gorak Shep. During the event, world skydiving champion Wendy Smith from New Zealand, Global Angels ambassador and tandem master Tom Noonan and Wing Commander Jai Kishan from the Indian Air Force, made a successful landing at the Gorak Shep, Kala Patthar plateau, lying at an altitude of 17,192 feet (5,242m), right beside Mt. Everest. This is believed to be the highest skydiving stunt performed over highest drop zone in […]
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First Everest Skydive 2008 – Familiarization Jump by the Everest Skydiving Team

8 solo jumpers of the Everest Skydive team successfully completed their familiarization jump on 3rd Oct ‘ 08 (local time 7 & 7:15 am.). The jumps were made from a height of 18000ft. in two batches from the Pilatus Porter aircraft at the drop zone in Shyangboche. The names of the members are: 1. Wendy Smith (New Zealand) 2. Omar Alhegelan (USA) 3. Tom Noonan (USA) 4. Steve Alan Hennessey (Australia) 5. Ryan Jackson (Britain) 6. Mark Finch (Britain) 7. Derek Thomas (USA) 8. N. Alneyadi (UAE)
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