Skydiver, Pilot Survive Midair Collision

See the full sequence as a plane becomes entangled in the strings of a parachute.

. Gainesville skydiver John Frost's made his descent near Tampa, Fla. Tim Telford

. A plane approached as Frost prepared to land. Tim Telford

. The plane became entangled in the strings of the skydiver's parachute. Tim Telford

. The collision sent both pilot and skydiver crashing into the ground. Tim Telford

. Both the pilot and jumper were hospitalized with minor injuries. Tim Telford

. Polk County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Carrie Eleazer says 87-year-old pilot Shannon Trembley was doing takeoff and landing maneuvers Saturday in his Cessna at the South Lakeland Airport in Mulberry. Tim Telford

. On his third landing pass, the wing of his plane became entangled in the strings of 49-year-old Gainesville skydiver John Frost's parachute. Tim Telford

. Trembley's plane nose-dived to the surface. Tim Telford

. Frost was flung to the ground. Tim Telford

. Eleazer says neither sustained serious injury, but went to the hospital. Tim Telford

. Frost was treated and released. Trembley was held for observation. Tim Telford

. The National Transportation Safety Board and FAA are investigating. — The Associated Press Tim Telford