Abstract

FATAL BUNGEE JUMP: A CASE REPORT

Author(s): Satish K. V1, Raghavendra R2

ABSTRACT: As more and more people seek for excitement out of their routine works, extreme sports have become a popular activity. Among which, bungee jumping is obviously one of the famous and thrilling one. Since the promotion of the sport at 1980s, million of people worldwide have taken the plunge in to this extreme sport. Many safety standards and strict guidelines have set up to protect the public from casualties as much as possible. Unfortunately, even with all these advances in this direction, bungee jumping accidents still occurs. Here we report a case of 25 year old man sustained fatal injuries when he fell down from 50 ft height while performing bungee jump.