This Is Why You Have A Backup Parachute

This Is Why You Have A Backup Parachute
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Watch: Ever been tempted to shoot your parachute with a flare gun mid-flight? Well, this is what will happen if you do.

It looks like Brianne Thompson does this on purpose, I guess demonstrating what would happen if a ‘chute was ever hit by flaming debris. Thank god for backup ‘chutes!

[Via GearJunkie]