VIDEO: Parachutist spotted hanging from helicopter
A parachutist leaped out of a Mil Mi-8 Hip helicopter from 6,500 feet over the town of Kashtak close to the city of Chita, Russia, but he could not make it to the ground.
A video of the Russian soldier went viral in which he was seen hanging from a helicopter after his parachute got intertwined with the tail of the chopper.
He could be seen suspended in mid-air while appended by a rope as the chopper gradually came down. The helicopter safely brought the parachutist back to the ground.
It is indistinct how the occurrence happened, however the media revealed the he was not harmed.
One of the witnesses shared the video on Telegram and said: “I saw a chopper 6,500 feet above the ground, however it looked strange watching a line and a dot at the end (dangling from the copter).”