Shropshire Star

Parachute display team takes a leap in the dark to change display history

A team of skydivers has completed what they believe is the first ever parachute display over water.

Members of the parachute team celebrated a significant achievement

Skydive Tilstock's display team took a leap in the dark over Alderford Lake, near Whitchurch, on Friday and they are still buzzing from the achievement.

Hans Donner, the team leader, said it was a "momentous milestone" to make the first ever UK night water parachute display.

"This groundbreaking event signifies a pioneering stride in night time aerial exhibitions across the country," said Hans.

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