Lucky BASE Jumper Survives Parachute Failure

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A BASE jump on the New River Gorge Bridge in Fayetteville, West Virginia, last weekend turned into a painful 876-foot belly-flop for Christopher Brewer after his parachute failed to deploy in time. Fortunately, he was wearing a wingsuit that slowed him down just enough to survive the plunge - albeit with a broken pelvis and lung and spine injuries, according to the Beckley, WV, Register-Herald

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