Releasing only one riser may cause you to spin,
aggravating your situation.
FRONT DRAG - Flex your body to keep your head above
water. Release the canopy fittings. If difficulty in releasing the canopy
fittings is encountered, extend one leg and attempt to roll over on your
back, then follow procedures for a back drag release.
When the parachute landing is made in a no-wind condition,
the parachute canopy may settle on top of you. DO NOT PANIC. You
can breathe under the canopy.
If suspension lines become entangled, cut yourself free with
the hook blade knife contained In the vest or in the flight suit leg
Locate a gore seam and pull the seam over the head until you
are clear of the canopy. Do not kick with your legs as this may cause
entanglement with the suspension lines.
After clearing the canopy, use the dropline to pull the life raft