2-year-old Vietnamese girl survives fall from 12th floor thanks to “Superhero” delivery man

A delivery man, 31, has become a real-life superhero after saving a two-year-old girl as she falls from the 12th floor of a 16-story building in Hanoi, Vietnam.


Reminding the frightening experience, Nguyen Ngoc Manh was still atremble after making a quick-thinking rescue, according to Anninhthudo.

Picture of the scene, cut from a short video.

Manh works as a truck driver and provides professional packing services. The incident took place around 5 pm on Sunday. “I was sitting in the car and waiting to deliver some belongings for a client in the opposite building while hearing a baby’s bawling, just thought she was yelled by her mothers. However, no sooner had I heard someone screaming for help than I stuck my head out of the car, looking around, and saw a girl climbing out of the balcony. I plunged out of the car immediately and found ways to climb into the nearby building. I mounted on a 2-meter-high tile roof to seek a proper position to get the girl.

2-year-old Vietnamese girl survives fall from 12th floor thanks to “Superhero” delivery man
Nguyen Ngoc Manh, the “Superhero” delivery man.

I tried to reach out my hand and took the maximum effort to catch the girl. When the baby falls, I just can ward her off so that she would not fall directly to the ground. Luckily, the baby fell into my lap, and the two landing on the sheet roof. I hurriedly embraced her then saw blood leaking from her mouth, I was very frightened ”, Manh reminded.

The lucky baby was taken to a nearby hospital while the superhero delivery man suffered a slight sprain. According to the initial updates, the girl has a broken arm and leg, while her health is temporarily stable.