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Fatality - Motueka, NZ - 13 February 2006
 

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Feb 13, 2006, 3:47 PM

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A man has died while parachuting in Motueka, near Nelson, this morning, police say.

A St John Ambulance spokeswoman in Christchurch said the parachutist hit the roof of a house, then tumbled on to the ground.

The man was understood to be dead when paramedics arrived at the scene. His age and other details were unavailable.

The incident was first reported to St John at 9.57am, the spokeswoman said. Emergency calls then flooded in, indicating that a number of people had witnessed the fall, she said.

A doctor was sent with the Nelson emergency helicopter and an ambulance was despatched from Richmond.

The victim was a 69-year-old man. The Civil Aviation Authority and police are investigating the incident.


http://www.nzherald.co.nz/...mp;ObjectID=10368252

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