Sky Jump (Knott's Berry Farm)

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Sky Jump
Knott's Berry Farm
Location Buena Park, California, USA
Status Defunct
Operated 1974 to 1999
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Manufacturer Intamin
Product Parachute Tower
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Sky Jump was a Parachute Tower located at Knott's Berry Farm in Buena Park, California, USA. It opened in 1974 and used the same structure as the Sky Cabin. The ride featured 12 parachutes that dropped 200 feet each. Sky Jump was closed in 1999.

History

Sky Jump opened with Sky Cabin in 1974.

An 18-year-old boy fell to his death from the Sky Jump on October 30, 1983 in an apparent suicide.[1]

Sky Jump closed in 1999, though Sky Cabin remains.[2]

References

  1. "Youth indicated suicide before falling from ride", Daily Press (November 2, 1983). Retrieved on December 8, 2021.
  2. Hernandez, Greg (August 13, 1999). "KNOTT's: Chute to Be Feature of Boardwalk", The Los Angeles Times. Retrieved on December 8, 2021.
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