Man has seizure before he can open his parachute, saved by instructor.
A skydiving student has cheated death after he had a seizure while skydiving at the West Australian Skydiving Academy drop zone at Pinjarra.
The student had made it to the middle of a nine-stage training course to become a licensed skydiver when he suffered a seizure and lost consciousness before he could open his parachute.
His quick-thinking instructor dove in and grabbed the student in order to deploy the student's parachute. The student regained conscious and landed safely with help from instructions from the ground.