VIDEO: Skydiver OK after crashing into power lines

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A skydiver in Tennessee had just jumped from a plane carrying an American flag when the winds carried him into the power lines. (KABC)

A skydiver in Tennessee had just jumped from a plane carrying an American flag when the winds carried him into the power lines.

John Pitts, 27, was performing during a Vietnam Memorial Day event Saturday when the dramatic accident was caught on camera.

The experienced skydiver gets tangled in the wires before hitting some trees and falling to the ground, while hundreds of people were watching.

Pitts was not badly hurt. He was airlifted to a nearby hospital to be treated for minor injuries. Witnesses say he gave the thumbs up as he was being taken away.

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