VIDEO: This is what it’s like to jump off a helicopter 5000 feet over Dublin

If you’re scared of heights, look away now.

Last August Captain Ruairí McDermott and Corporal Colin Curran, two members of the Irish Defence Forces, parachuted into Cathal Brugha Barracks in Rathmines.

One of them had a Go Pro attached to himself and the Defence Forces have uploaded the footage to YouTube, so now we can all experience the thrill of diving out of a helicopter and falling into Dublin from the comfort of our own homes. 

The pair are part of the Black Knights, the most successful parachute display team ever to come out of Ireland. They jumped from an Air Corps AW139 twin engine helicopter.

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