1288. Dropping of persons.

1288.     Dropping of persons.

A person must not drop1, be dropped or be permitted to drop to the surface or jump from an aircraft flying over the United Kingdom2 except under and in accordance with the terms of either a police air operator's certificate3 or a parachuting permission granted by the Civil Aviation Authority ('CAA')4. A person must not drop, be dropped or be permitted to drop from an aircraft in flight so as to endanger persons or property5. The CAA must grant a parachuting permission if it is satisfied that the applicant is a fit person