Skydiver becomes first person to jump and land without chute

July 31, 2016 3:21 AM

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Skydiver becomes first person to jump and land without chute

LOS ANGELES — A 42-year-old skydiver with more than 18,000 jumps made history Saturday when he became the first person to leap without a parachute and land in a net instead.

After a two-minute freefall, Luke Aikins landed dead center in the 100-by-100-foot net at the Big Sky movie ranch on the outskirts of Simi Valley.

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