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Escape artist survives skydive in a ‘coffin’ over Illinois

Posted on: 3:31 pm, August 7, 2013, by

For the second time in his life, a church deacon/escape artist was locked inside a wooden box as he was dropped from a plane at 14,000 feet.

Tony Martin, 47, says he first tried the stunt 25 years ago.  He repeated it Tuesday, August 6, 2013, landing in Ottawa, Illinois.

Martin was handcuffed, chained and locked into a wooden box he called a coffin.  The box was dropped out of a plane about 14,000 feet in the air.

The escape took just 30 seconds.

Get more information about Tony Martin on his website – click here.