Daredevil BASE jumpers forced to land in court

FOUR BASE jumpers accused of leaping off a crane in Brisbane's CBD have had their cases adjourned to next month.

The Glasshouse Mountains woman  and three men - two from Bli Bli on the Sunshine Coast and one from Brisbane -are accused of parachuting last month off a crane on top of a building under construction.

Police allege the four people landed in the Botanic Gardens and fled over a bridge to South Brisbane where police intercepted them.

THE crane from which four base jumpers launched themselves in Brisbane.
THE crane from which four base jumpers launched themselves in Brisbane.

The four - Blake Peter Ashwell, Matthew David Blaiklock, Benjamin Lindsay Garnsey and Jasmine Alisha Melville - face one charge each of unregulated high-risk activity.

They faced Brisbane Magistrates Court on Thursday morning where their case was adjourned to September 12 at Sandgate Magistrates Court.

Their lawyer indicated they intended to plead guilty.

- ARM NEWSDESK


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