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Skydiver suffers seizure at 9,000 feet and a hero literally jumped in to help

Posted at 10:52 AM, Mar 02, 2015
and last updated 2015-03-02 10:52:09-05

It was a terrifying scene 9,000 feet in the sky as a skydiver suffered a seizure while plummeting towards the earth.

It happened high above a small air-strip, just south of Perth in Western Australia. The video shows this cool-headed and quick-thinking instructor reach his student and save his life, with just seconds to spare.

The event actually happened on Nov. 14, 2014, according to the YouTube post, but it was just recently uploaded.

Possibly the scariest moment of my life. On the 14th of November 2014 while doing stage five of my Accelerated Free Fall program I have a near death experience. At around 9000ft I have a seizure while attempting a left hand turn. I then spend the next 30 seconds in free fall unconscious. Thankfully my jumpmaster manages to pull my ripcord at around 4000ft. I become conscious at 3000 ft and land safely back to the ground.