U.S. Army captain Albert Berry made the first parachute jump from a Benoist Pusher plane piloted by Antony Jannus on March 1, 1912 at Jefferson Barracks, St. Louis, MO, USA. Berry jumped at an altitude of 1,500 feet (457 meters) while the plane was traveling at a speed of 80 kilometres per hour.
March 1, 1912
U.S. Army Captain
St. Louis, MO, USA
- Was the First Parachute Jump From an Airplane in St. Louis?
Jun 16, 2016 – The answer is probably yes, but I hope it’s no. Allow me to explain. On March 1, 1912, U.S. Army Captain Albert Berry took off from Kinloch Field …
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Mar 2, 2017 – … at Jefferson Barracks, St. Louis, Missouri (USA), Captain Albert Berry, United States Army, made the first parachute jump from an airplane.
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