94-year-old WWII vet goes skydiving in Arizona

ELOY, Ariz. (WHDH) — A World War II pilot in Arizona got the chance to give skydiving a try at the age of 94.

Earl Scott, who flew P-51 Mustangs in the war, said he was curious about parachuting and wanted to try skydiving. Despite friends telling him he was crazy, Scott was determined.

As friends from his retirement home cheered him on, Scott stepped out of the plane at 13,000 feet, strapped to his skydiving instructor. He made a soft landing in front of his audience.

“That was sure an experience,” said Scott after landing. He said doing the jump connected him to his past in the military.

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