Transcript for Skydiver's Freak Air Accident Caught on Tape
We'll get to that hair-raising rescue so high up in the air skydiver knocked cold at more than 12,000 feet plunging fat to the able to open his chute until his friends saved the day and Amy robach is here with an ABC news exclusive. Good morning, it's hard to imagine a more heart-stopping race against time, the countdown starting as soon as they all jumped out of that plane. It was terror in the sky for 25-year-old James lee. Watch as lee and a group of experienced skydivers prepare to jump from 12,000 feet. They freefall over the british countryside but for lee who has jumped more than 1,000 times, something is terribly wrong. A jumper that left the aircraft afterwards came down a little bit unstable and knocked me unconscious on the back of my head. From then I have no real recollection of what happened on that part of the sky dive. Reporter: Lee's arms are limp and flailing in the wind as he tumbles uncontrollably at nearly 120 miles an hour. His helmet camera capturing the horrifying ordeal but what happens next is incredible. Two of my friends that saw what happened came down, tried to see if I was responding to basic hand signals and there was no response. Reporter: The friends stabilized lee by each grabbing an arm and miraculously managed to open his parachute. Lee still unconscious soars through the air but he finally comes to looked as he takes control of his chute, lee navigates a safe landing and from the sound of it, he's relieved to have two feet on the ground. I was just happy to be on the ground because everything -- everything goes a bit slower then. Incredible and James lee says that is frightening accident has not deterred him one bit from skydiving. He loves the sport so much, better him than me, George. Yeah. And all of us. Unanimous. Thanks very much.
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