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Highest freefall parachute jump (official FAI)

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  • Who: Eugene Andreev

  • What: Highest freefall parachute jump (official FAI)

  • Where: USSR

Eugene Andreev (USSR) holds the official World Air Sports Federation (FAI) record for the longest free-fall parachute jump, after falling for 24,500 m (80,380 ft) from an altitude of 25,458 m (83,523 ft) near the city of Saratov, Russia, on 1 November 1962.

He jumped from a balloon. He opened his parachute at 958 m (3,143 ft).

See also: Longest freefall parachute jump (unofficial).


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