Juliane Koepcke, was sucked out of an airplane after it was struck by lightning. She fell 2 miles to the ground still strapped to her chair and.
Juliane Koepcke was a German Peruvian high school senior student studying in Lima, intending to become a zoologist, like her parents. She and her mother, ornithologist Maria Koepcke, were traveling to.
Juliane Koepcke was born a German national in Lima, Peru, in the daughter of a world-renowned zoologist (Hans-Wilhelm) and an equally revered ornithologist (Maria).
The Juliane Koepcke Story: The Girl Who Fell from the Sky - History Daily
In 1971 Juliane Koepcke survived a plane crash in the Peruvian jungle. Only now can she bear to tell the full story, in her memoir When I Fell from the Sky
Still from Werner Herzog's 2000 documentary 'Wings of Hope', here Juliane Koepcke is pictured days after being found lying under the hut in the middle.
Juliane Koepcke was flying over the Peruvian jungle when her plane was hit by lightning, she plummeted two miles to the jungle floor and survived
The Girl Who Fell from the Sky - Reader's Digest