Imagine this. Your iPhone 4 falls for 1,000 feet and survives without a scratch or dent. Pretty amazing stuff.
U.S. Air Force Combat Controller Ron Walker was leaning out of the door on his aircraft to prep for a skydive when his iPhone slipped out of a velcro pocket on his jumpsuit. The phone fell at about 150 m.p.h for roughly 1,000 feet. To give you an idea of how high this is, just think of a 90 story skyscraper.
He knew he just lost an expensive phone. Thankfully, theres an app called “Find My iPhone” which allows you to track your iPhone or iPod. Ron Walker’s buddies loaded up the app and miraculously found the iPhone in a wooded area about 2 miles away. They rolled over to the location using the Find My iPhone app and found it.
As Walker reports, the iPhone was not damaged and was in perfect working condition. “Not a scratch on it, not even dirty.” The phone was wearing a Griffin case which might have absorbed some if not all of the fall.
Heres a picture of the actual phone:
Further reading: Apple, iPhone 4, Off Topic