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Sky diver films 10,000ft fall


Shropshire sky diver Paul Lewis has described the moment his parachutes became tangled during a 10,000ft jump.

The 40-year-old crashed on to a warehouse roof near Tilstock Airfield in Whitchurch, while filming for the Parachute Centre on 14 August.

He had attempted to deploy his main parachute about 40 seconds after jumping from the aircraft.

But when it failed to open properly he released it and deployed his reserve, only to encounter the same problem.

Mr Lewis said both chutes opened but suffered twists, then he went unconscious.


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