Scientist Falls 70ft through a Hole and Survives

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Watch the incredible moment american scientist John All falls through a hole in the ice of Mount Himlung in the Himalayas, and lives to tell the tale.

He was conducting climate research when he fell 70ft through a crevasse in the ice on monday, breaking his arm, five ribs and dislocating his shoulder.

"I knew that if I fell at any time in that entire four or five hours, I, of course, was going to fall all the way to the bottom of the crevasse. Any mistake, or any sort of rest or anything, I was going to die."

Stuck with no way out and a dislocated shoulder, All knew that he would have to get himself out and he did just that. He documented his escape with his camera. He was then rescued by helicopter the next morning.

This story is almost unbelievable. After breaking his arm, five ribs and dislocating his shoulder he still somehow managed to climb out using just his own strength after 5 hours of ice climbing in a crevasse. Most people fall to pieces if they got a paper cut. Not this guy.