Viral Video: Accidental Parachute Deployment sends soldier soaring

 UPDATED 6:00 PM HST May 08, 2013

While waiting to jump, this soldier was caught off guard by his parachute releasing before he was ready.

An Army representative from Fifth Special Forces Group, released a statement for this video saying the soldier was unharmed, but didn't mention the soldier's name or when the incident occurred. 

The video made it's way to YouTube on Wednesday, May 8th and has already caught the attention of thousands of viewers.

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