#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 7°C Monday 26 October 2020
Advertisement

Red Devil catches team-mate after parachute fails to open

Neither of the soldiers were injured in the incident.

A MEMBER OF the Red Devils parachute team was saved in mid-air by a team-mate after his parachute failed to open properly.

The Red Devils are the British army’s parachute regiment, which frequently puts on public displays and the two men were taking part in an airshow on the Cumbrian coast yesterday.

After the soldier’s chute failed to open, his colleague swooped over to catch him and they sailed down to safety together.

Source: dark zone www/YouTube

 

The Guardian reports an investigation has been launched to determine the cause of the incident.

Read: Chocs away… The biggest Irish airshow of the year takes place this weekend in Co Limerick>

Read: The internet is obsessed with this fighter pilot who looks like Tom Cruise in Top Gun>

Read next:

COMMENTS (13)