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The Fall of iPhone of 4 from a Plane Teaches Physics

Written on March 26, 2011 by Japhet Writ

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When your iPhone 4 falls from a high place, like a plane hovering 1,000 feet above the ground, don't worry. The principle of Physics applies to any falling objects.

Air Force combat controller, Ron Walker, is a jump master who makes sure that the plane is in its right location before handing parachute jumpers over the mercy of gravity. But one day, when he was leaning out of the plane somewhere above North Carolina, his iPhone 4 slipped out. After that, Ron Walker’s sure that his relationship with his iPhone 4 has been terminated.

Once Ron Walker literally got his feet back on the ground, he was soon reunited with his phone with the help of a friend, ATV and MobileMe. And guess what? His iPhone 4 was completely unscathed! Ron Walker believes that the fall of his iPhone 4 from a plane over 1,000 feet above the ground, was preempted by the leaves and pine needles of the forested area where it landed.

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