Dead basejumper taken down from Goksøyra mountain

GoksøyraNesset.Goksøyra : Joakim Meringdal / NTB scanpix

A Basejumper who died when he jumped from the Goksøyr  mountain  in Eresfjord og Romsdal on Sunday was taken down.

The man is confirmed dead, according to Romsdal Police on their Twitter Monday.

His identity remains unknown to the police, but according to Adresseavisen we are talking about a man in his 40s.

The man hit the rock wall at 700-800 meters of altitude when his parashute malfunctioned during a jump from the 1,200 meters high off Goksøyr mountain .

Police informed a few hours later that the man had most likely lost his life in the accident.


Source: NTB scanpix / Norway Today