Vincent Reffet, a French stuntman was famous for airborne feats, he used jetpacks and carbon-fiber wing packs during his stunts.

He has reportedly been killed in a training accident in Dubai, he went viral for flying over Gulf city’s waterfront.

He died “ during training in Dubai, Vince was a talented athlete and a much-loved and respected member of the Jetman company team.

Reffet was the child of skydivers and had previously performed numerous stunts, throughout his career.

He has done Base-jumping off the world’s tallest building, Burj Khalifa in Dubai.

The jet was created by a Swiss pilot Yves Rossy that allowed pilots to fly at speeds of 402Kmh

On one occasion he jumped from a mountain into a moving place in a daring act.

Last month in an interview with AFP Reffet told the press agency, “Everything we do is something new,” adding to his words that “We have so many dreams and life is so short.”


  • Mohammad Haroon Alim holds a BBA degree from Kardan University. He works as a sub-editor for Khaama Press.