13-12-1998: The half-time interval had to extended to 40 minutes at Villa Park following an injury to a parachutist who crashed into the stand roof and fell to the ground. Aston Villa had been losing 2-0 to Arsenal but after the extended break went on to win the match 3-2. The parachutist has since started a family with the nurse who looked after him.
The Villa goal scorers where Joachim and two from Dublin. Bergkamp scored both of Arsenal’s goals.
Source: When Saturday Comes : The Half Decent Football Book, 2006, page 179