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Student escapes parachute jump unhurt

A Northumbria University student has escaped unharmed after his parachute jump in County Durham went horribly wrong

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Student has lucky escape after parachute jump went wrong

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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