BARB's brave five in freefall

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: BARB's brave skydivers: Dan Lyons, Adrian Cunningham, Wayne Kilgallon, Chris Bess and John Ansell. BARB's brave skydivers: Dan Lyons, Adrian Cunningham, Wayne Kilgallon, Chris Bess and John Ansell.

FIVE brave crew members from Burnham’s rescue hovercraft charity found Friday the 13th to be lucky for them.

The group – Dan Lyons, Adrian Cunningham, Wayne Kilgallon, Chris Bess and John Ansell – completed a skydive on Friday, June 13 from 10,000ft above Salisbury Plain to raise funds for BARB Search & Rescue.

Chris said: “We wanted to do something a bit different to raise funds and it was a fantastic experience.

“The weather conditions were perfect – we had a superb flight up to the jumping altitude and then free-fell to 5,000ft before opening the parachutes.

“It was such an exhilarating experience and we thank all those people who sponsored us.”

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