[ exact phrase in "" ]

[ Google-powered ]

LOCATION/TYPE

News Home
Archive
RSS

Subscribe to RSS feed

Add NWW headlines to your site (click here)

Sign up for daily updates

Keep Wind Watch online and independent!

Selected Documents

All Documents

Research Links

Alerts

Press Releases

FAQs

Publications & Products

Photos & Graphics

Videos

Allied Groups

Thrill seekers jump from wind turbine in Ramsey in stunt slammed as “extremely dangerous” by police  

Credit:  Daniel Mansfield | The Hunts Post | 15 March 2016 | www.huntspost.co.uk ~~

Police have slammed thrill seekers who scaled a 400ft wind turbine in Ramsey before parachuting off.

The incident took place at about 7pm on Saturday (March 12), with adrenaline junkies using a crowbar to jemmy the door at the base of a wind turbine in St Mary’s Road.

They then accessed the roof hatch and jumped off the turbine while wearing parachutes, a pursuit known as base jumping.

There were no reports of any injuries in the incident.

A spokesman for Cambridgeshire police: “Not only has a criminal offence been committed by breaking into the wind turbine, but this act was extremely dangerous and could have ended horribly.

“We would like to remind members of the public about the dangers of such activity and advise against any such actions.”

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

Source:  Daniel Mansfield | The Hunts Post | 15 March 2016 | www.huntspost.co.uk

This article is the work of the source indicated. Any opinions expressed in it are not necessarily those of National Wind Watch.

Wind Watch relies entirely
on User contributions

Share:


« Later PostNews Watch HomeEarlier Post »

Get the Facts Follow Wind Watch on Twitter

Wind Watch on Facebook

Share

CONTACT DONATE PRIVACY ABOUT SEARCH
© National Wind Watch, Inc.
Use of copyrighted material adheres to Fair Use.
"Wind Watch" is a registered trademark.
Formerly at windwatch.org.

HOME
Follow Wind Watch on Twitter

Wind Watch on Facebook

Share