Reilly had joined the British Parachute Regiment and was on his first drop.
Falling from the plane his chute wouldn't open. Pulling his reserve handle he
realised that that chute was also useless. Plummeting towards earth, Reilly saw
another person coming up towards him - it was Murphy.
'Do you know anything about parachutes?' cried Reilly.
'No,' said Murphy. 'Do you know anything about gas cookers?'