Video: Remember when you're skydiving to watch out for falling meteorites

Back in 2012, Oslo Parachute Club member Anders Helstrup jumped from a plane with two camera strapped to his helmet. He opened his parachute and glided down to earth, but felt something was off. “I got the feeling that there was something, but I didn’t register what was happening,” Helstrup explained to NRK.no. When he went back to review the footage he had captured, he realized what it was: A rock was hurtling at him. From above.

He was perplexed and contacted the Natural History Museum in Oslo for assistance. The experts confirmed his suspicion. “It can’t be anything else. The shape is typical of meteorites – a fresh fracture surface on one side, while the other side is rounded,” said geologist Hans Amundsen to NRK.no..