Man jumps off balcony in parachute he bought online
Footage has emerged of a man jumping of the balcony of a high-rise apartment block in Brazil, wearing what is reported to be an internet bought parachute.
A crying female relative begs him not to fling himself from the building as he counts down from three.
Then, wearing a T-shirt and flip flops he leaps off the balcony.
Incredibly the man is able to control the chute well enough to avoid plunging into a grove of trees and a nearby car park.
According to The Mail Online: One man claiming to be a parachutist in the Brazilian air force commented on the video: 'By analysing the video, I can affirm that he knew exactly what he was going to do.