Injured Skydiver Will Jump Again

MULBERRY (CBSMiami/AP) — Pictures of a skydiver tangled with a plane during a jump near Tampa were considered jaw-dropping by many people who saw them.

Despite the scary experience, the skydiver says he’ll jump again as soon as he feels safe.

Forty-nine-year-old John Frost told ABC’s “Good Morning America” in an interview that aired Monday that he’s sore and has some bruises, but no broken bones.

A plane  and skydiver crashed into the ground near Tampa after the strings of the skydiver's parachute  became tangled with the wing  but both the pilot and jumper made it out alive. (Courtesy: Polk County Sheriff's Office )

A plane and skydiver crashed into the ground near Tampa after the strings of the skydiver’s parachute became tangled with the wing but both the pilot and jumper made it out alive. (Courtesy: Polk County Sheriff’s Office )

On Saturday, his parachute got entangled with an aircraft piloted by 87-year-old Shannon L. Trembely.

A plane  and skydiver crashed into the ground near Tampa after the strings of the skydiver's parachute  became tangled with the wing  but both the pilot and jumper made it out alive. (Courtesy: Polk County Sheriff's Office )

A plane and skydiver crashed into the ground near Tampa after the strings of the skydiver’s parachute became tangled with the wing but both the pilot and jumper made it out alive. (Courtesy: Polk County Sheriff’s Office )

Officials say Trembely was doing takeoff and landing maneuvers in his Cessna near the South Lakeland Airport when he encountered Frost on his third landing pass. They were about 75 feet above the ground.

Trembley’s Cessna nose-dived into the ground. Frost was also tossed to the ground. Both men were taken to the hospital but escaped serious injury.

The National Transportation Safety Board and FAA are investigating.

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