Getting dropped into a forest during a static-line jump can end up in pretty horrific injuries, and even death. Mostly because you're basically coming down on a bunch of hundred-foot-plus spears. This Canadian Paratrooper, who jumped out of a C-130 during Exercise Maple Flag, quickly put his training to use, and with a little luck walked away unscathed.

H/T to Funker530 for the video.

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