An Army parachute display gone wrong has delayed an AFL match between the Sydney Swans and the West Coast Eagles at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
The parachutist was part of a special pre-game Anzac Day commemoration, with an estimated half a dozen Australian Army 'Red Beret' paratroopers descending on the ground.
All landed safely bar the paratrooper set to deliver the game ball, who went spiraling towards the ground, landing heavily.
The parachutist received 15 minutes of medical attention before being taken from the field on a medicab.
Parachutist has been lifted on to the stretcher and now onto the medi-cab. Ambulance waiting in the race. Let's hope everything is alright.— Sydney Swans (@sydneyswans) April 23, 2016
It was later reported that the parachutist suffered a suspected broken pelvis as a result of the incident.
#AFLSwansEagles Good news Navy Red Beret parachutist with nasty landing suffered a suspected broken pelvis is expected to make full recovery— NMGSports (@NMGSports) April 23, 2016
The accident pushed the game's starting time back by ten minutes.