“Late last night, we received an email from U.S. Air Force Combat Controller Ron Walker, who wrote to share an incredible story about his iPhone 4,” Dave Caolo reports for TUAW.
“Airman Walker’s duties as a jump master require him to ensure that his aircraft is the the proper location before sending parachute jumpers into the air,” Caolo reports. “One week ago (on March 16), he stuck his body out of the open door to look for landmarks as the plane sped through the air at 130 knots (about 150 m.p.h.). As he did, the Velcro seal on his pocket flew open, and out popped his iPhone.”
Caolo reports, “Not only was the iPhone undamaged, Airman Walker reports, it was in perfect working order — ‘not a scratch on it, not even dirty.'”
Read more in the full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “Manny S.” and “Fred Mertz” for the heads up.]