Wednesday, June 13, 2012

3:00 hope to fly to Relapse and death

British tourist killed in Greece, after his parachute hang with a rock

British tourists spent three hours hanging on his parachute, which caught on a rock, before flying to his death in 70-meter cliff in Greece.

Parachute Jake Simkins is paid during the weekend in a rock jump. 41-year-old man called his girlfriend, seven months pregnant, at that moment was in the hotel to call for help through it.

Greek emergency services, however, failed to rescue the hiker who fell from the cliff in one of the strongest wind gusts and dead.

While hanging hundreds of feet high above the rocks, Simkins even rang a colleague to tell him that he suffered an accident, but it is good and only wound up.

Local woman, whose name is not mentioned, the story to the "Daily Mail": "He talked with her all the time and it soothed it better. Was calm, even tried to joke. Jake asked him to emergency teams throw a rope to be able to climb on it. Three hours were enough for teams to find a rope and pull him up? "

Antonis Postamidis that makes a tourist boat, how to make a couple of times I called in the fire and prayed them to bring trained climbers from Athens:

"It was a terrible tragedy. Adventure ended with him falling on the rocks. I dialed local fire chief and told him to call a specialist, but he refused to hear me. Man fell 70 meters after hang more than three hours of rock and they were not even brought a rope. How could such a thing? "

After the tragedy, his girlfriend was taken to hospital in shock and in the beginning of the week have gone to Britain.

"She was in absolute shock. First day barely spoke. Reaction is absolutely understandable. Girl come on holiday with her boyfriend, thought to be married, and now left alone," says a friend.