Two skydivers competing in the World Parachuting Championships on the Gold Coast have had a lucky escape after becoming tangled mid-air during a practice jump.
The pair from Qatar were part of a formation over Runaway Bay on Saturday afternoon when strong winds forced them to crash into each other.
They were approximately 2000 metres in the air when the incident happened.
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Footage obtained by 7 news shows the pair free-falling and spiralling for about 26 seconds.
They then managed to cut themselves free of each other and deploy their emergency chutes.
WATCH: The moment two skydivers become entangled high above the Gold Coast. The pair collided while performing a tricky manoeuvre at 2000 metres, but they managed to land to safety. Report on 7 News at 6pm. #7News pic.twitter.com/hyvrbVfibx
— 7 News Gold Coast (@7NewsGoldCoast) October 6, 2018
They landed safely and were not injured in the incident.
The two divers said they had trained for such emergencies and the mid-air scare won’t stop them from competing in the event.
The World Parachuting Championships run until October 13.