THIS is the terrifying moment two planes packed with skydivers crashed into each other before bursting into flames mid-air.
The horror accident happened over Lake Superior, Wisconsin, nosotros, during a routine tandem skydive.
Harrowing footage shows a group of skydivers preparing to jump when a second plane comes flying towards them from underneath.
Segundos más tarde, the aircrafts crash into each other, flinging the skydivers in the sky and causing a blaze.
A third parachutist is seen clinging onto the plane’s wing before eventually letting go.
The camera then pans out to show one of the lightweight aircrafts nose-diving towards the ground.
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Skydive Superior instructor Mike Robinson said the lead plane, which crashed, had four skydivers on board with its pilot as it trailed a second aircraft with five parachutists.
Agradecidamente, no one suffered serious injuries in the crash, CNN informó.
The pilot of the lead plane told firefighters that before the jump, he heard a loud band and his windshield shattered.
That’s when the plane burst into flames and broke up mid-air.
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The clip has racked up a staggering 3.4million views.
Una persona escribió: “This was so crazy scary. I had to look up the story, shocked to hear everyone survived.”
Otro dijo: “I can’t believe nobody got seriously injured.”
Speaking about the incident, Mr Robinson told El guardián. “We do this all the time. We just don’t know what happened for sure that caused this.
“We were just a few seconds away from having a normal skydive when the trail plane came over the top of the lead aircraft and came down on top of it,” él dijo. “It turned into a big flash fireball, and the wing separated.
“All of us knew we had a crash… The wing over our head was gone, so we just left.”