VIDEO: Former President Bush parachute jumps for 90th birthday


KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (CNN/WGME) — It’s not a bird or a plane, but rather former President George H.W. Bush jumping out of a plane.

The first President Bush celebrated his 90th birthday Thursday morning with a parachute jump in Maine.

The elder Bush made a tandem jump out of a helicopter with former members of the Army’s parachute team, the Golden Knights.

He landed safely a few minutes later.

Bush also celebrated his 75th, 80th and 85th birthdays with jumps.

He is also planning to celebrate with a dinner Thursday night with 200 friends and family members. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you confirm your email address and acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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