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Skydiver rescued after getting stuck in a tree

The Orange County Technical Rescue helped untangle a skydiver stuck in a tree.

News 12 Staff

Feb 8, 2024, 3:17 AM

Updated 160 days ago

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The Orange County Technical Rescue Team rescued a skydiver who got caught in a tree.
The Port Jervis Rope Team was requested by the Florida Fire District as part of the Orange County Technical Rescue Team Wednesday evening in response to a skydiver who was in need of help. 
Five rope experts helped to untangle the uninjured paraglider, who was suspended 40 feet in the air between two trees.
The complex rescue operation was completed in 90 minutes and the person was removed successfully.


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