The smaller branches broke his fall
, so that he came to rest for an instant upon the very branch upon which he had sought slumber the previous night.
He fell 16ft on to the concrete but the cow he was holding on to broke his fall
Having dropped through gorse bushes which broke his fall
, he had come to rest on a small ledge a third of the way down the quarry face.
Little Kayden-Lee Morgan, three, only survived because the house porch broke his fall
and he bounced o| it, narrowly missing sharp garden railings by inches.
He broke his fall
on the metal frame of a barbecue awning.
He managed to grab onto a tree as he tumbled down the bank and it broke his fall
. He then used his mobile phone to call his wife who then rang the emergency services.
Metal railings halfway down the cliff broke his fall
A four-year-old Hong Kong boy plunged seven storeys after leaning out of an apartment window but survived when a canopy broke his fall
, officials said.
The 21-year-old man slipped on the 130ft high clifftop at Boscombe, Bournemouth, and plunged 75ft before a ledge broke his fall
Thank God Blackhart caught him and broke his fall
. He still got worked, but pulled it.
A 3-year-old boy fell about 37 meters from his 13th-story apartment house in Wako, Saitama Prefecture shortly before noon Wednesday but suffered only bruising and minor cuts thanks to a tree that broke his fall
, police said.
Trees and shrubs broke his fall
on the last ledge before a straight 60ft drop on to the rocks and river below.
Lucky Ashley Tunstall walked away with just a broken arm after 63-year-old Marie McKeowan broke his fall
It was believed shrubbery broke his fall
and he ended up in the River Rea in Gibb Street, avoiding any serious injuries.
He landed on tables and chairs which broke his fall
and almost certainly saved his life.