News opening with water jetpack flight goes hilariously wrong

(CBS) - I worked for many years in live morning news and know that just about any planned stunt or spectacle can (and will) easily go wrong. This is one of those videos as the San Diego affiliate Fox 5 attempts to open their morning show with a water jet pack flight to give it a bang. Take a look at what happens.

The opening went from a bang to a whimper in no time flat. But while the show might not have gotten the spectacle they had hoped for, the Internet has gotten some viral gold. Thanks to you, water jet pack John and reporter Matt Johnson for providing all of us with a with a big laugh to send us off into the weekend.

UPDATE: If you'd like a lengthier version where things eventually do "take off" (yeah, I went there) I've got you covered with the clip below.

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