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Man survives 120-foot fall off cliff while taking selfie: report

An image isn’t price falling off a cliff for.

A vacationer in England is fortunate to be alive after falling off the facet of a cliff. Apparently, the person was trying to pose for an image when he lost his footing.

The vacationer survived the fall as a result of the tide occurred to be in on the time, The Sun stories. After falling 120 toes, the person reportedly landed in 4 toes of water.



The incident occurred on Sunday at Old Harry Rocks, a rock formation that sits over the ocean in Dorset.

Ian Brown, a member of the Swanage lifeboat workforce, who helped rescue the person, spoke with The Sun concerning the scenario.

He stated, “I honestly don’t know how he is still alive today. It is a sheer drop of anywhere between 90ft to 120ft there. The tide was in at the time and he landed in the water. It wouldn’t have been that deep, probably 4ft at most.”

He continued, “He is incredibly lucky to have suffered relatively minor injuries. Apparently, he was conscious and talking and was fine. His injuries were reported to have been cuts and bruises.”

A person who was on a fishing boat within the space, Jack Reagan, informed the information outlet, “One of them yelled out that somebody had fallen over the cliff.  I looked over to my left and there was a guy swimming in the water towards a kayak. He managed to grab onto the front of the kayak and was helped to the shore.”

After describing how staff helped the person by retaining him heat after pulling him from the water, Reagan stated, “I can’t believe that he is alive. He should go and buy a lottery ticket; he is that lucky.”

Old Harry chalk cliffs and stacks in Dorset, England
A member of the rescue workforce that saved the vacationer stated he doesn’t understand how the person survived.
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The man was taken to a close-by hospital and was checked for inside accidents. He was reportedly alert and calm when he was picked up by rescue staff, nonetheless.



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