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A Northumbria University student has had a lucky escape after his parachute jump in County Durham went horribly wrong.
Liam Byrne's parachutes became entangled on his first ever jump, causing him to land in a tree in Shotton Colliery. The 18-year-old was stuck for around half-an-hour before being rescued by firefighters.
Video Credit: Durham & Darlington Fire & Rescue Service
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Northumbria University student's first parachute jump ends in near disaster when both his chutes became tangled & he spiralled to the ground