SUPERIOR, WI (WTAQ) - Nine skydivers who survived after their two planes collided in Superior are selling their video, to try and save the company that provided the aircraft.
Five of the skydivers had cameras on their helmets which showed the dramatic collision on November 2nd.
Skydiver Barry Sinex came up with the idea of selling the video to media outlets, to try and raise $150,000 to keep the firm of Skydive Superior in business -- and to maintain their landing zone at Superior's airport.
NBC bought exclusive access for two weeks. One media report said the network paid $100,000, although Mark Androsky of Skydive Superior told the Duluth News-Tribune the exact amount is still being negotiated.
Other outlets can buy the footage after that.
Androsky said the skydivers are customers of his, and the video is theirs -- but he's grateful they're giving the proceeds to his company.
Skydive Superior had liability insurance on its two planes -- but they did not insure the aircraft themselves because the company couldn't afford it. Androsky said it would cost about $150,000 to fix the aircraft, and $10,000 per plane to insure them.