Trainee army pilots are dragged across the snow by their parachutes during ground practice.
Young trainee pilots have their first parachute lesson on the ground which involves being dragged through the snow at high speed.
United States of America.
M/S of a young army trainee pilot being helped on with his parachute in a snow-covered airfield; he turns around to show us the back view. C/U of him pulling a cord on his pack to activate the parachute. L/S of the man being pulled backwards along the snowy ground by his open parachute.
Several more shots of young men being dragged roughly over the ground by their opening parachutes; one shot in slow motion shows a man rushing to hold onto a wild parachute pulling some poor man along. M/S of a line of pilots standing in front of a biplane; they turn around and walk off, some smile gamely. L/S of a line of men standing by their planes; in unison all their parachutes fly out and drag them over the snow for quite a distance.