BASE jumping proposal goes wrong for wingsuit expert Tim Howell

Wingsuit pilot Tim Howell planned the perfect proposal to his then girlfriend atop Table Mountain, South Africa, before the pair would base jump off together.

Unfortunately, things didn’t quite pan out.

Tim, an accomplished alpinist, former Kruger National Park guide and Royal Marine Commando, spoke to When it hits the fan podcast about what happened – and how the pair escaped.
Wingsuit expert Tim Howell
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When It Hits The Fan podcast features tales of close-calls and hair-raising ordeals from explorers, extreme-sports fanatics and more. From capsizing in Iranian rapids to fending off corrupt police in Colombia, our guests have faced down danger and lived to tell the tale.