Sickening moment trainee firefighter crashes down to the ground after his zip wire snaps

  • The man fell about 20 feet to the floor during a firefighting course in Brazil

This is the shocking moment a student firefighter fell 20ft from a zipline after the line snapped.

The man, whose name has not been released, fell from the zipline during a firefighting course in Asa Sul, in Brasilia, Brazil.

In the footage, the man is seen standing on a window ledge on the first floor of a building, ready to go down the zip line to the pavement.

The man, whose name has not been released, can be seen on the ledge of a window on the first floor of a building.

The man, whose name has not been released, can be seen on the ledge of a window on the first floor of a building.

The man began his descent on the zipline, which was part of a firefighter course in Brazil

The man began his descent on the zipline, which was part of a firefighter course in Brazil

The man frees himself, but as he begins his rapid descent, one of the ropes appears to break and he falls about 20 feet to the pavement below.

He was taken to Base Hospital on January 26 with pain in his left arm, ribs and a cut on his head.

One of the man’s colleagues told local media that he has since been discharged from the hospital and is recovering at home.

Suddenly the wire broke and the man fell about 20 feet to the ground

Suddenly the wire broke and the man fell about 20 feet to the ground

He was taken to Base Hospital on January 26 with pain in his left arm, ribs and a cut on his head

He was taken to Base Hospital on January 26 with pain in his left arm, ribs and a cut on his head

The official Alpha-Resgate school, responsible for the course, which was closed after the accident, told local media that the coordinators and instructors provided first aid to the student.

They said: ‘The course coordinator and all the instructors gave full support to the student, we did all the first care the same way!

‘We called the firefighters and waited. The coordinator went with him to the hospital entrance and to the medical center.

“The student is doing well and we are giving him all the support he needs.”