Parachuting, or skydiving, is a method of transiting from a high point to Earth with the aid of gravity, involving the control of speed during the descent with the use of a parachute.
It may involve more or less free-falling which is a period during the parachute has not been deployed and the body gradually accelerates to terminal velocity.
However, she cannot claim the title of world's oldest female skydiver – a title that has been claimed by Aida Mendes, a 103-year-old woman from Brazil who reportedly completed a tandem jump in August last year.
First commercial operation in October 2008 High & Wild, UK and Explore Himalaya Travel & Adventure Everest Skydive 2008 organised the first Everest Skydive at Syangboche (12,350ft) in Solokhumbu District.
The event can be dubbed as the most exciting Himalayan adventure.
The first parachute jump in history was made by Andre-Jacques Garnerin, the inventor of the parachute, on October 22, 1797.
Garnerin tested his contraption by leaping from a hydrogen balloon 3,200 feet above Paris.
Broadwick cut her static line and deployed her parachute manually, only as a means of freeing herself from the aircraft to which she had become entangled.
The military developed parachuting technology as a way to save aircrews from emergencies aboard balloons and aircraft in flight, and later as a way of delivering soldiers to the battlefield.