Quenten Jackson was at the top lookout platform at Ellenborough Falls on Sunday, May 19 when he saw a BASE jumper.
He then walked down to the bottom of the falls and "took a couple more photos after watching the first jumper trying to get back up to his mate."
"We decided to call 000," Quenten said.
The Westpac Rescue Helicopter was called to Ellenborough Falls, near Elands, on Sunday to reports of a hang glider/para glider stuck in trees.
However the mission was called off and the helicopter returned to the Tamworth base when it was confirmed that two persons had BASE jumped from the top and had left one of their chutes behind in their haste to leave the area.
BASE jumping - standing for Building, Antenna, Span and Earth (cliff) - is banned in Australia.
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