Mr Connery, 42, of Henley-on-Thames, was in free fall for three seconds before the suit inflated, enabling him to glide, and eventually slowing to around 50mph. After a 1.4km flight lasting a mere 45 seconds, he landed on a stack of 18,600 cardboard boxes, 350ft long, 50ft wide and 12ft deep.
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