Whoa! George H.W. Bush jumps from plane on 90th birthday

Jun 12, 2014, 4:58 PM | Updated: 4:58 pm

When a person turns 90 years old, there are expectations that the subsequent celebration will be low-key, with family, friends, cake, silly party hats and maybe some gag gifts.

Jumping from an airplane is not generally on the list, unless that person is former President George H.W. Bush.

The 41st president of America voluntarily fell from the sky Thursday to mark his 90th, just as he did on his 80th and 85th birthdays.

The World War II Navy pilot made the jump in Kennebunkport, Maine, with the family watching.

Happy birthday!

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Whoa! George H.W. Bush jumps from plane on 90th birthday