A Miraculous Sky Rescue

The jump began as a routine skydiving exercise, part of a convention of 420 parachutists sponsored by Skydive Arizona, but it quickly turned into a test of nerve, instinct and courage, carried out within seconds. Moments after he went out the open hatch of a four-engine DC-4 airplane at 9,000 ft. near Coolidge, Ariz., Sky Diver Gregory Robertson, 35, could see that Debbie Williams, 31, a fellow parachutist with a modest 50 jumps to her credit, was in big trouble. Instead of "floating" in the proper stretched-out position parallel to the earth, Williams was tumbling like a rag doll. In attempting...

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