Who was the first to jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Who was the very first person to jump out of an aircraft with a parachute? They must have been very brave!
Ed, Kentish Town
** Definitive **
Name: Neil, Edgware
Qualification: Former British Paratrooper
Answer: There are two people that claim to be the first in 1911: Grant Norton and Captain Albert Bering. In 1797, the first parachute jump happened when a French man jumped from a hydrogen balloon. Paratroopers used to jump from a balloon first.