The plane lost control and nose-dived towards the pairs parachute
The plane lost control and nose-dived towards the pairs parachute

Watch the heart-stopping moment skydivers' parachute gets caught by plane's propeller

Skydive instructor Forest Pullman was eventually able to stop the parachute from spiralling towards the ground

Jack Simpson
Monday 09 February 2015 12:10
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This is the moment two sky divers in Thailand narrowly avoided a fatal fall after their parachute was caught by the propeller of an out of control aeroplane.

The footage captured on skydive instructor Forest Pullman’s GoPro, begins as a skydive like any other, with Pullman jumping out of the plane strapped to a thrill-seeking tourist.

Having to act quickly, Pullman tussles with the chord until he is eventually able to bring the parachute back under control and stop the pair from spinning.

Pullman then guides the parachute safely to the ground, with the tourist completely unaware of how close she came to losing her life.

The heart-stopping video happened last October but was only up-loaded onto the internet on Friday.

Since being uploaded, the video has gone viral with over 400,000 YouTube users viewing it.

Commenting underneath the video, Pullman wrote: “The pilot dove the airplane 180 degrees right at me and my tandem passenger. how we got so lucky?!?! Not sure.”

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