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CAUGHT ON CAM: Dive bombing airplane comes within inches of free falling skydivers

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THAILAND — A terrifyingly close call for a skydiving instructor and his student was caught on video and has been posted on YouTube.

The instructor who posted the video under the name Forest Pullman, wrote that it began as an uneventful jump.

Then without warning the plane they had just jumped from made an unexpected move.

“The pilot dove the airplane 180 degrees right at me and my tandem passenger,” wrote Pullman.

In the video, which has been slowed down in sections, the plane can be seen flying within inches of the two skydivers.

Everyone miraculously survived uninjured.

“How we got so lucky?!?! Not sure,” wrote Pullman.

The jump reportedly happened in October in Thailand reported ABC News.

It is unclear what lead the pilot of the plane to make such a dramatic move.

 

 

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1 Comment

  • Natchra Lee

    Yep that’s a tad close, good thing the drogue didn’t snag and if it did he would have had to “chop it” asap. Pilatus Porter wings like barn doors, my favorite plane.