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World's oldest skydiver

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World's oldest skydiver

A 101-year-old D-Day veteran has broken the world record for the oldest tandem skydiver.

Verdun Hayes, a great-grandfather, jumped out of a plane from 15-thousand feet in Devon, UK, on Sunday accompanied by four generations of his family.

Hayes tried sky diving for the first time last year to celebrate his 100th birthday.

Hayes who is 101 years old and 38 days broke the record of a Canadian who skydived in June 2013 aged 101 and three days.

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