BBC: Outlook: The woman who fell from the sky and lived

The woman who fell from the sky: the aircrash sole-survivor’s story.

Juliane Koepcke was travelling on an internal flight over the Peruvian jungle when it was struck by lightning and disintegrated. She fell from over 10,000 feet into the rainforest and was the only survivor.

Ms Koepcke found herself falling in open air, she came to still in her seat (which was attached to the intact row) after plunging more than two miles through the air, through the jungle canopy and to the jungle floor.