He was metres away from a fatal crash.
In a heart-stopping video, a stunt pilot captures the moments before his plane righted itself from a nose-dive that could have ended his life, reported Araa news.
This happened whilst Chad Berber, an American stunt pilot, executed a series of complicated aerial stunts in Coral Springs, Florida.
The personal footage on YouTube reveals several attempts at him restarting his engine before he was able to successfully do so mere metres before crashing into the ground.
The pilot said that the miraculous save was due to his training, keeping him calm in those last few critical moments.
Watch the heart-stopping video below: