Originally published: July 26, 2012 9:00 PM
Updated: July 26, 2012 10:21 PM
By CHAU LAMchau.firstname.lastname@example.org
Photo credit: Johnny Milano/Peter Blasl/RiverheadLOCAl.com | Amber Gandolfo, pictured in her home to the left, was stuck hanging in a tree, after she jumped out of a plane for the first time over Calverton. Shown left, Amber hangs from a parachute with her instructor in a tree on Tuesday. (July 26, 2012)
Moments after Amber Gandolfo jumped out of a plane for the first time Tuesday, powerful winds over Manorville pushed her and her skydiving instructor off course.
"He was trying to find places where we could land safely," said Gandolfo, of Massapequa Park. "There were buildings, power lines and trees and ponds."
The maneuvers by the veteran instructor from Skydive Long Island in Calverton...
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