Between and , an estimated 1, bodies were recovered of people who had jumped from the Golden Gate Bridge, located in the San Francisco Bay Area in the United States. The impact from the fall kills 98 percent of people who jump or fall from the Background · Notable fatal incidents · Paul Aladdin Alarab · Notable survivors. A man who miraculously survived an accidental fall off the Golden Gate Bridge 15 years ago during a personal crusade took a second plunge. The Golden Gate Bridge is the most popular suicide spot in the world. On average, people jump from the bridge once every two weeks.