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Skydiver's Parachute Deploys Early, Nearly Crashes Chopper

 


SoCalJumper  (D License)

Feb 12, 2014, 11:51 AM
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Premier skydiverek  (C 41769)

Feb 12, 2014, 11:56 AM
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Repost.


SoCalJumper  (D License)

Feb 12, 2014, 12:03 PM
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skydiverek wrote:
Repost.

You're right. from 2013, new to me.

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SFBayArea

Feb 18, 2014, 3:56 PM
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Wow!
So what happened? His pilot chut was not stowed deep enough into the pouch?
What happened next? Did he pull cut away handle and jumped away?

What do you do in this kind of situation when you clearly see that your main canopy is gone? Pull cutaway handle and jump away ASAP?
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