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2 skydivers seen in video spiraling to the ground, injured

Video shows the skydivers twirling around and flailing helplessly in the air, their parachutes seemingly useless as they head to the earth from 18,000 feet above.

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Two skydivers fell to the ground when their parachutes failed over Titusville Wednesday – right into someone’s front yard.

Video shows the skydivers twirling around and flailing helplessly in the air, their parachutes seemingly useless as they head to the earth from 18,000 feet over Titusville.

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It was a skydiving instructor and a student, harnessed together in a tandem jump. It was the student’s very first jump.

The two had hit a camphor tree in a front yard at Tennessee Street and Georgia Avenue in Titusville. They landed on the grass, not the pavement, and were conscious and talking when paramedics arrived.

"We thought at first it was a stunt. But when they started coming toward the ground we could tell that something wasn’t right because of how fast they were going," witness Joshua Graham said.

The two men were flown to hospitals with serious injuries.