Tragic: last moment of British Base Jumper Nathy Odinson in Pattaya
In a painful events, a 33-year-old Nathy Odinson, a British base jumper from Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, sadly passed on in Pattaya, Thailand.
This terrific incident happened on the same day that Odinson, an adrenaline junkie, posted a captivating photo on his Instagram, showcasing himself in air with a small parachute.
The joyous gliding image sharply contrasts with the devastating outcome that awaited him that fateful night.
Odinson climbed to the top of the 29th floor in a Pattaya apartment building illegally, Unknowing to him, the night would take a dark turn as he leapt into the night sky, capturing the chilling moment on video.
The parachute’s malfunction resulted in a terrifying death spiral, leading to his untimely demise.
His final Instagram post depicted Odinson suspended beneath a green parachute, arms outstretched behind him, as he soared through the air in a green helmet.
The post was adorned with hashtags like ‘extremesports,’ ‘adrenaline junkie,’ and ‘thaiskyadventures.’
The shocking video, which documented the fatal jump, circulated on social media. Friends and followers flooded his posts with tributes, expressing disbelief and sorrow.
One commenter, Cornish photographer Jordan Colwill, conveyed heartfelt sentiments, stating, ‘Love you forever brother, will miss you so f*****g much. Can’t believe it.’
The video captured Odinson dropping on a tree before a sickening thud marked the end of his journey.
Witnesses who saw the event, including a security guard, described the horrific scene. Emergency services pronounced him dead at the accident site. Local authorities, including Pattaya tourist police, responded to the incident, finding a round blue parachute not fully deployed on Odinson’s body.
The investigation showed that he had illegally sneaked into the building with a friend to reach the roof, a place he had jumped from multiple times before. Authorities emphasized that such actions posed risks to pedestrians below.
The security guard shared that Odinson and his friend were creating video content for social media, a practice they had engaged in before despite its prohibition.Odinson, an avid skydiver, had a history of base jumps worldwide. He operated a ‘sky photography’ company, offering private skydives to enthusiasts. Police have informed the British Embassy in Bangkok, initiating contact with Odinson’s family in the United Kingdom.
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