Parachute jump : Fear factor the same for all

PUBLISHED: 12:30 04 November 2008 | UPDATED: 14:47 20 April 2010

Jason Farrant, a British Parachute Association approved instructor, said: We completed everybody by about 3.30pm which was a relatively easy day. It was all down to the good old British weather - we were very lucky, particularly given the forecast.

Jason Farrant, a British Parachute Association approved instructor, said: "We completed everybody by about 3.30pm which was a relatively easy day. It was all down to the good old British weather - we were very lucky, particularly given the forecast. "About 60 per cent did the drop from 15,000 and the rest from 13,500. Regardless of the height, the fear factor is the same when you edge towards the plane door." Money is still being collected from the jump and will be added to the total of £3,277.35 shortly. MEANWHILE, the Hook and Parrot pub, in Seaton, raised £100 for Tash's Trip during a quiz night. Pub manager Francesca Mills said: "A big thank you to all who contributed." A donation has been received from Lowara, and further donations are expected from All Saints Primary School and Axe Valley Community College.


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