Viral Video: Skydiver rescued after being knocked out during dive

Posted on: 1:11 pm, January 30, 2014, by

Two skydivers rescued an unconscious fellow diver as they were all free-falling at more than 100 miles per hour.

James Lee, 25, told ABC News that he was knocked out when another diver’s leg hit him in the back of the head as they were skydiving from 12,500 feet over Wiltshire, England.

Two fellow divers then came to the rescue.

During their dive, the other divers realized Lee was in trouble.  They maneuvered themselves to him and, when he didn’t respond to hand signals, they put his body in the correct position and pulled the cord to release his parachute.

Lee said he regained consciousness as he slowly descended.  He said he had no memory of the incident, and that the experience won’t stop him from skydiving again.

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