6 Oct 2018

New Zealander dies base-jumping in Switzerland

12:37 pm on 6 October 2018

A New Zealand man has died while base-jumping in Switzerland, according to local police.

Stockhorn Mountain

Stockhorn Mountain Photo: 123RF

The 37-year-old crashed on Thursday afternoon local time after he and two others jumped from the Stockhorn mountain.

Police said he got into trouble while gliding and crashed in rough terrain.

An investigation into his death is underway.