Guardian angels cause internal injuries and broken bones

An Australian base jumper’s parachute did not open properly when he jumped down a waterfall – reason for the radio news of Antenne Bayern to praise “multiple guardian angels”, AFP’s German report sticks with the singular, saying “The guardian angel apparently didn’t let him down” (my translation); “the man suffered a suspected broken leg and pelvis and internal injuries”, full report without “heavenly help” in English here.

:thumbsdown: Hello, dear guardian angel(s), how about fixing the guy’s parachute to make it unfold properly? (If you actually existed, that is…) I think it’s rather (unintentionally) cynical of the news writers/speakers to actually praise the “guardian angels” in cases like this, if you indeed believe in them.

(By the way, the jumper may be charged by the police due to jumps being illegal there.)

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