Dropping In...

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Luis jumping out of a helicopter.

Dropping In... is a mission in the downloadable content for Grand Theft Auto IV, The Ballad of Gay Tony.


Rodislav Bulgarin orders Luis to work with with his henchman, Timur. Marki Ashvilli won't sell him the Liberty City Rampage hockey team, (probably because of what happened in the previous mission) so he plans on murdering him to send a message. He sends Luis to the MeTV building in Algonquin, but since it would be impossible to enter from the ground, wants him to parachute onto the building to silently inflitrate it.


Get into the car and wait for Timur. Now drive to the Higgins Helitours site in Algonquin. Steal a chopper, and climb through the pink rings to gain altitude over the city. Once you're high enough, jump and pull the chute to glide onto the building. Once you're inside, you must fight through the floors of the building through the stairs and eliminate the security goons. When you reach the main floors and kill the enemies behind the desk, a fire will start, causing the alarm rings and fire sprinkler system to activated. Kill all of Ashvilli's guards in the conference room. When Ashvilli is finally alone, shoot him to send him flying from the window, onto the ground to his death.

Now jump from the broken window as more enemies appear behind you. Timur will be driving a truck, and you must land on it to safely end the mission. If you miss the truck, Timur will leave you behind and two enemy cars will come after you. Kill them and the mission will end.

Mission Requirements

Time: 6:40

Player Damage: 40%

Accuracy: 70%

Perfect Landing

Ashvilli Plummet

Truck Landing

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  • The beacon on top of the MeTV building may be hard to see after jumping out of the chopper. However, it is the only building in the vicinity with an obviously visible helipad.
  • After having killed Ashvilli, be sure to jump out of the building, deploying Luis's parachute. If the player heads for the elevator instead Luis will be stuck in a small corridor with endlessly respawning enemies.
  • If you shoot a barrel down the elevator shaft at the beginning, you can lure out two guards that can be picked off. Otherwise, you'll have to deal with them when you go down to the lower floor.