An iPhone Just Survived a 1,000-foot Drop With No Damage

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Sarvinder Naberhaus took a ride in a vintage biplane, and when she pulled out her iPhone to take pictures, it fell out of the plane in a 1,000-foot drop.

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According to WHO TV in Iowa, where the incident happened, the iPhone was found after the plane landed via Find My iPhone. It took two tries to work, but Ms. Naverhaus found it amidst tall grass in a residential area.

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The second passenger, Donna Johnson, said:

I literally went into shock. I asked this is this for real? Is that the same phone? This is a miracle phone, you can’t drop a phone 1000 feet and have it still work!

There is no indication if the iPhone had a case or not.

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3 thoughts on “An iPhone Just Survived a 1,000-foot Drop With No Damage

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  • I am guessing that it was in a case. Of course there are other factors such as what was on the ground such as thick grass and how the phone was orientated when it landed.

    Too bad that it wasn’t recording video as it fell.

    1. From another article it landed on grass, which helped. Saw another one this morning. Someone dropped their iPhone from a carnival ride. It fell a couple hundred feet. The camera was recording video, but it’s just a blur because it was spinning so fast.

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