VIDEO: Photographer captures the moment a plane hits a skydiver

On Saturday photographer Tim Telford snapped the heart stopping moment when a small aeroplane crashed into a landing skydiver near Tampa, Florida.

VIDEO: Photographer captures the moment a plane hits a skydiver

On Saturday photographer Tim Telford snapped the heart stopping moment when a small aeroplane crashed into a landing skydiver near Tampa, Florida.

Amazingly both pilot Shannon Trembley, 87, and skydiver John Frost, 49, only suffered minor injures.

Trembley, a World War II veteran, was performing drills in his Cessna plane when he and Frost collided. Frost was dragged along the ground by the plane which flipped over onto its nose.

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“Obviously, when you see an airplane crash to the ground your first thought is, ‘Oh my gosh, what happened?’

“As the shutter’s clicking away, I realise that I’m seeing something that is certainly spectacular,” Telford told Good Morning America.

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