Collision in the air - level 2
A skydiver was landing when a plane appeared. The plane became entangled in the strings of the parachute.
The skydiver was jerked around and the plane crashed on its nose. All this happened in a matter of seconds, and it was captured by a photographer.
Both men were transported to the local medical centre. The photographer later called it a miracle that neither was seriously injured.
Ironically, the accident happened on Saturday on the US Parachute Association’s Skydiving Safety Day.
Difficult words: entangle (make something become twisted in something like a rope), jerk (pull something suddenly and quickly), ironically (used when you talk about a situation in which the opposite should happen).
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