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, ウィスコンシン, 我ら, 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.
Seconds later, 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.
ありがたいことに, no one suffered serious injuries in the crash, CNN 報告.
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.
The clip has racked up a staggering 3.4million views.
一人が書いた: “This was so crazy scary. I had to look up the story, shocked to hear everyone survived.”
別の人は言った: “I can’t believe nobody got seriously injured.”
事件について話す, Mr Robinson told 保護者. “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,” 彼は言った. “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.”