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Skydiver unharmed after landing in Creswell tree

CRESWELL - An errant er·rant  
adj.
1. Roving, especially in search of adventure: knights errant.

2. Straying from the proper course or standards: errant youngsters.

3.
 skydiver hung from a tree near the Creswell Airport for a half-hour Saturday until South Lane Fire and Rescue brought him a ladder to climb down.

"He was fine. He was just hanging in the trees," said fire Capt. Paul Furrer said.

The man, who is in his mid-20s, got hung up during his first solo jump with Wright Brothers Skydiving skydiving

Sport of jumping from an airplane at a moderate altitude (e.g., 6,000 ft [1,800 m]) and executing various body maneuvers before pulling the rip cord of a parachute. Competitive events include jumping for style, landing with accuracy, and performing in teams (e.g.
. He'd previously participated in two tandem jumps with an instructor without incident.

"Wind can be a factor. We teach them to negotiate the winds and he just screwed up," said Dave Wright This article is about the Canadian broadcaster. For other uses, see Dave Wright (disambiguation).

Dave Wright, (born May 18, 1928 in Toronto, Ontario) is a retired Canadian broadcaster.
, owner of Wright Brothers Skydiving.

Wright said in his 27 years of teaching skydiving, he'd never had a student land in a tree.

The mishap (language) MISHAP - An early system on the IBM 1130.

[Listed in CACM 2(5):16, May 1959].
 apparently didn't put this student off skydiving, however, according to according to
prep.
1. As stated or indicated by; on the authority of: according to historians.

2. In keeping with: according to instructions.

3.
 Wright. "He'll be out here again. He's looking forward to redeeming himself," Wright said.
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Title Annotation:Accidents; REGION
Publication:The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
Date:Apr 23, 2006
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