A parachutist disconnected their main parachute from harness before landing in Ellington on Saturday afternoon.
The parachutist landed in the area of Porter and Kibbe roads around 1:30 p.m.
Authorities said the parachutist was not injured in the landing.
ELLINGTON U/D: OIC reports "Cut-away" which refers to disconnecting the main parachute from harness in case of emergency. There are no inj.— Tolland County 911 (@TNDispatch) June 10, 2017
The cutaway was seen falling by a 911 caller.
ELLINGTON U/D: TN Dispatch took 1 911 call which stated a parachutist may have landed w/out deployed chute. It was the Cutaway seen falling.— Tolland County 911 (@TNDispatch) June 10, 2017
Ellington firefighters and EMS were called to the scene.
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