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VIDEO: Two French wingsuit flyers pull off death-defying stunt by landing in plane mid-air

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VIDEO: Two French wingsuit flyers pull off death-defying stunt by landing in plane mid-air
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This headline should really read: Two French wingsuit flyers do something absolutely crazy.

Fred Fugen, 38 and Vince Reffet, 33, who call themselves the "Soul Flyers" have pulled of a death defying stunt in which they fly into a moving plane in mid air.

The pair jumped from the famous Jungfrau mountain in Switzerland and flew down to catch the moving light aircraft.

Not content with just flying alongside the plane the pair managed somehow to land safely inside the aircraft as the incredible video below shows.

They did however need two jumps to succeed. But let'stake nothing away from them.

 

 
French authorities have had a love hate relationship with base jumpers and wingsuit flyers over the years.
 
 
Eric Fournier, the mayor of Chamonix, a town which attracts lovers of extreme and outdoor sports said: "We can't consider that flying over inhabited zones is something that's normal, when they're putting residents at risk," he said.
 
Fournier suggested the sport was not regulated enough and many flyers were simply not experienced enough to fly safely.
 
Wingsuit flying, which became popular in the late 1990s involves base jumping from a high point in the mountains or from a helicopter, wearing a "wingsuit". The flyer will hurtle towards the ground at 200km/h before eventually opening a parachute.
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