Originally Posted by Gamma Burst
Exactly. It would seriously injury or kill him, so he used a bit of basic physics to help him. The notion that he flew in the same
direction of the fall is almost insane.
He's tough, no doubt, however we shouldn't forget he needed to avoid the shots from the jet and he was injured by Loki's blade later.
Personally I love the comment Loki made before Thor dropped ..... something like "The humans think us immortal. Shall we test that out?" ..... putting a doubt in just what the humans know about Asgardians and the status of their vulnerability.