Daredevil 81-year-old Chelsea Pensioner skydives 13,000ft

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Daredevil 81-year-old Chelsea Pensioner skydives 13,000ft
23rd June 2014

By the age of 81, most pensioners will be thinking about putting their feet up.

But daredevil Chelsea Pensioner Charmaine Coleman proved she is still young at heart when she skydived 13,000ft this week. 

The 81-year-old, who has been a resident of the Royal Hospital Chelsea for two years, made the jump to raise cash for the Army Benevolent Fund.

She was set to jump alongside fellow Chelsea Pensioner 77-year-old Ray Pearson, who was forced to pull out at the last minute but was there to cheer her on.

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