Story of Vesna Vulovic | Fell from 30,000 Feet From Plane, Survived

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This is the very short story of a flight attendant who was a survivor and also a world record holder. The story begins on January 26, 1972, when Vesna Vulovic, a flight attendant of Yugoslav Airlines Douglas DC-9. had a regular flight schedule but not aware of upcoming disaster.

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In  that flight, a terrorist group named Ustashe had fitted a bomb on the flight. The bomb exploded at 33,330 feet when the flight was between Srbska-Kamenice.

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Passengers kept falling for the next 3 minutes. The airplane fell down, and its wreckage was seen by a german person. When that person went near the plane and saw that all the plane passengers were dead, only Vesna Vulovic was alive. 

She made a world record of highest fall without a parachute and survived.

Vesna’s skull was fractured, vertebrae were crushed and she had broken her pelvis, several ribs and both legs.

She underwent medical treatment. She fell into a coma for 10 days. When she regained consciousness, she could not remember anything of the past. That got cured entirely. She also made a world record for the highest fall from such a height without a parachute.


Hindi Version


यह एक फ्लाइट अटेंडेंट की कहानी है जो एक survivor के साथ साथ एक world record holder भी है।

कहानी 26 जनवरी, 1972 को शुरू होती है, जब एक फ्लाइट अटेंडेंट Vesn Vulovic अपने regular फ्लाइट मे होती है।

उसी फ्लाइट मे Ustashe नाम के एक आतंकवादी समूह ने फ्लाइट में bomb लगाया होता है। जब फ्लाइट की ऊंचाई करीब 33,330 फीट होती है तब bomb फट जाता है।

अगले 3 मिनट तक यात्री plane से नीचे गिरते रहते है। जब हवाई जहाज नीचे गिर गया, तो उसका मलबा एक जर्मन व्यक्ति को नज़र आया। जब वह व्यक्ति विमान के पास गया और देखा कि विमान के सभी यात्री मर चुके हैं, केवल एक महिला बच गयी है जिसका नाम है Vesn Vulovi।

Vesna के सर पर चोट आई थी, पीठ की तीन हड्डी टूट गयी थी और दोनों पैर टूट गए थे।

उनका मेडिकल कराया गया और 3 दिन बाद उन्हे होश आया। जब उन्हे होश आया तो उसे अतीत की कुछ भी याद नहीं थी। वो पूरी तरह से ठीक हो गयी थी।

उनका world record ये था कि वो पहली इंसान थी जो इनती ऊंचाई से नीचे गिरने पर भी बच गयी थी।


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