Wingsuit V.S. High Pull - Near Miss

High Pull and Wingsuit nearly collide 

Please take a moment to read below before you watch the video. This video is here to help you avoid a similar situation.  Please keep your negative comments to your self. we have all found our self in a bad spot. 

Thank You Polina for sharing!!

Blue Skies !!!!


This was a perfect storm of small mistakes adding up to something nearly killing me. I am never letting a high puller jump after me again when I'm wingsuiting.

1) There was very little planning and communication prior to the jump

2) Most of the wingsuiters were not aware the high puller planned to pull at 10.5

3)The base of the flock was a little to close to the flight path of the plane.

4)The plane turned.

5) The high puller didn't wait long enough to be clear of the wingsuiters.  He was not even aware of how long he should wait.


There are arguments that say that high pullers should be last but a canopy can't catch up to the plane a wingsuit can. Wingsuiters have a lot of control in free fall but at the moment of canopy deployment there is not much you can do.




  • No, Bob. The lesson here is that wingsuiters get out last, always. There are also 5 other lessons if you read the blog post. 1) Everyone on the load needs to communicate their plan. 2) When communicating your plan, mention your or your group’s intended deployment altitude. 3) Wingsuiters and other motion divers like trackers need to plan a flight path that takes them well clear of jump run, with multiple motion groups communicating their flight path to each other. 4) Planes can turn during jump run, so also communicate with the pilot and be aware of any changes in the flight path when you exit. 5) Be aware of and think about the other groups even after exit.

    Not Bob
  • Which is why high pulls get out last. They all should be grounded for this shit. It’s both the wingsuit era and high pullers fault for not communicating and choosing the proper exit order.


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