It had happened in cartoons. By the account of the official service magazine Air Force it happened last week in reality.
During maneuvers at Fort Benning, Ga. a paratrooper leaped from a plane, cracked his chute squarely in the middle of an upward rising column of air. He hung there, while his comrades swung to the ground.
Half an hour later, when the thermal convective current moved off, the paratrooper floated to the ground....
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