A MAN has been charged after he was caught base jumping off a crane in Darling Harbour this morning.
Police allege the 24-year-old French National broke into a construction site on Wheat Road around 3.15am.
The man then allegedly climbed to the top of a crane and prepared his BASE jumping equipment, including a parachute and recording device, before jumping.
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“It is believed that he parachuted over several lanes of traffic and Darling Harbour for a short time, before landing on Darling Drive in Pyrmont,” NSW police said in a statement.
The man was apprehended by Darling Harbour Rangers before being taken into custody by police.
He was charged with enter enclosed land and risk safety of other by abseiling/jumping off building/structure.
He’s due to appear at Downing Centre Local Court on Wednesday 17 October.