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These Skydivers Were Inches Away From Death...And Caught The Whole Thing On Tape

OCTOBER 28, 2015  —  By Mike Cahill  
Mike Cahill

Mike Cahill

Mike is ViralNova's resident Editor of the Weird. If it makes you say "OMG! That's terrible!!!" then Mike probably wrote it. Despite the subject of his articles Mike is surprisingly well adjusted. When he's not writing, he's making music, performing, and producing podcasts.

Being a skydiving pilot is an important job. There's nothing easy about flying a plane full of nervous people, and these pilots are tasked with keeping them all safe from the time they take off to the time they touch down.

Something that's often overlooked is the fact that the people flying these planes have to be good at sharing the sky with their precious, free-falling cargo. The pilot in this video seems to have forgotten all about that. What he did almost cost two skydivers their lives.


(via Reddit)

Well, if I wasn't already deathly afraid of heights, I would be after seeing that. I just can't believe that she remained calm throughout the entire ordeal! She's much stronger than I am.