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Skydiver almost struck by meteorite

Skydiver almost struck by meteorite

Anders Helstrup caught a meteorite on film while skydiving over Norway. Photo: YouTube

A skydiver catching a falling meteorite on camera, 4,000 feet above ground!

Turn on the captions before watching this video… unless you know Norwegian.

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