Santa parachutes in, Waterville, 1982

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


Ronald Bradford of Waterville, dressed as Santa Claus, inspected his parachute while being greeted by residents of the Crestwood Apartments in Waterville after he jumped from an airplane, His main chute failed to open and Bradford had to use the reserve chute with little time to spare. He was not injured.

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About This Item

  • Title: Santa parachutes in, Waterville, 1982
  • Creator: Leaming, David
  • Creation Date: 1982-12-20
  • Subject Date: 1982-12-20
  • Town: Waterville
  • County: Kennebec
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 20 cm x 25 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 1880, Box 7/6
  • Collection: United Press International collection
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219

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