Parachute troops practise at Fort Benning, America (USA).
Item title reads - Parachute troops in U.S.A.
Fort Benning, America (USA).
Various shots of parachute troops loading the aircraft with their equipment and climbing aboard at Fort Benning. M/S of the transport planes taking off. Ground to air L/S of the aircraft in flight, the equipment drops from the aircraft by parachute. C/U from one of the aircraft of the equipment dropping in packs, the parachutes open almost immediately. C/U of parachutists jumping from the aircraft.
General air to air shots. Air to air shot of three aircraft with parachutists jumping from the doors on the side of the fuselage. C/U parachutist jumping, taken in slow motion to demonstrate the opening of the parachutes. Ground to air shots of about 50 parachutes descending. Various C/U's of parachutists landing. Various shots of the troops retrieving their equipment and weapons after landing.