I jumped from a plane – and my parachute failed. As I hurtled towards earth, I felt oddly calm

I jumped from a plane – and my parachute failed. As I hurtled towards earth, I felt oddly calm

At 4,000ft, Jordan Hatmaker pulled the string and realised something was very wrong. With the speed of her descent increasing, she braced herself for impact

Jordan Hatmaker knew something was wrong as soon as she tried to open her parachute. “You’re meant to look up to check: is it there? Is it square? And is it stable?” she says.

It was none of those things.

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