"Three... two... one.... go!" I said.
He jumped and his chute should have opened immediately but it didn't. I stared in horror as he began to plummet towards the ground.
In the next three seconds my comms were filled with several voices all shouting at once, the flyboys had seen what had happened as they flew by on their last pass and I didn't have time to think. I ripped off my headset and shouted at Smooch. "Take the controls dude, this burd is all yours!" I grabbed another chute and was still strapping it on as I leapt from the chopper, but the flipping freaking thing opened as soon as I jumped slowing me down. I had no choice but to pull the disconnect cord and let the chute sail away behind me.
Angling my body forward in a sleek line I shot like a bullet from a gun towards Parsley who was spinning out of control with the ground looming up faster than I could think.
“Oh my cod fur all that is merciful!” Humphrey choked out. “There must be something we can do... there must be something!”