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Gear Issues factor in death of British jumper - 2004-03-19 by Times online

Gear Issues factor in death of British jumper The British skydiver Clare Barnes died when her parachute failed because it was not packed properly, an interim report into the accident claimed today. The Australian Parachute Federation (APF),...
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Gulfport skydiver killed in stunt landing - 2004-01-02 by Greg Harman

Gulfport skydiver killed in stunt landing MOSS POINT - An award-winning skydiver was killed New Year's Eve night attempting a high-speed stunt landing. Michael "Scotty" Agent, a Gulfport resident and six-year employee of Gold Coast Skydivers ...
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Kiwi-built skydiving plane crashes at sea, killing pilot - 2003-12-27 by AP

Kiwi-built skydiving plane crashes at sea, killing pilot A Pacific Aerospace Corporation 750XL, the first passenger-carrying aircraft designed and built in New Zealand, has crashed at sea while being delivered to its American buyer. Early reports said the ...
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Six killed in mid-air plane crash in Germany - 2003-08-23 by Reuters

Six killed in mid-air plane crash in Germany Six Germans have been killed when two small aircraft collided in clear skies over the southern German state of Bavaria, police said. The crash involved a one-man glider and a Cessna plane with a...
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BASE jumping injuries and treatment in the field - 2003-07-27 by Dexterbase

BASE jumping injuries and treatment in the field You just landed after throwing a double gainer from a cliff in Moab. Adrenaline surges through your system as you think of the amazing visuals you just saw. As you gather up your canopy, you pause to ...
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Research on Injuries Sustained from Hard Openings - 2003-07-27 by Patrick Weldon

Research on Injuries Sustained from Hard Openings The Neurology Neurosurgical Department of the University of Mississippi Medical Center, under the guidance of Patrick Weldon MD, is conducting an investigation into Injuries Sustained from Hard...
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Murder inquiry into skydiving death - 2003-07-06 by BBC

Murder inquiry into skydiving death The death of a skydiver whose parachute failed to open over an airfield in North Lincolnshire is now being treated as murder. Stephen Hilder, who was 20, fell 13,000 feet to his death while he was...
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Roger Nelson dies after canopy collision - 2003-06-16 by The Associated Press

Roger Nelson dies after canopy collision OTTAWA, Ill. -- Skydiving center owner Roger Nelson, whose Skydive Chicago had been criticized for a high number of fatalities in recent years, has died in a parachute accident. Nelson, 48, was...
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Skydiving plane crash kills four - 2003-06-16 by The Associated Press

Skydiving plane crash kills four JEANNETTE, Pa. June 16 A Father's Day skydiving trip turned tragic when a small plane crashed shortly after takeoff, killing four of the five people aboard. Witnesses told authorities they heard...
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Mass skydive to honor 2 killed in biplane crash - 2003-04-29 by Eric Schmidt

Mass skydive to honor 2 killed in biplane crash As many as 100 skydivers from across the country will gather in Longmont on Saturday for a commemorative jump and memorial service to honor a colleague who died in a plane crash over the weekend. ...
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UK Serviceman dies in parachute accident - 2003-04-18 by admin

UK Serviceman dies in parachute accident A 28-year-old serviceman has died during a parachute jump at an airbase in Oxfordshire. The victim was taking part in a recreational jump with the RAF's Sports Parachuting Association at RAF...
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3 Skydivers Injured Before NASCAR Race - 2003-02-23 by Associated Press

3 Skydivers Injured Before NASCAR Race ROCKINGHAM, N.C. - Three Army skydivers were injured Sunday when strong wind knocked them to the ground before a NASCAR race. A group of eight jumpers from the U.S. Army Special Operations Command...
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Seven cheat death in Pattaya plane crash - 2003-01-17 by admin

Seven cheat death in Pattaya plane crash Seven people, including the pilot, escaped with relatively minor injuries when a Britten-Norman BNA2 twin engine Islander belonging to Skydive Thailand crashed in a cassava field outside Pattaya...
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Shannon Embry - 2002-10-14 by admin

Shannon Embry At 5:30 pm on Monday, October 14th, Shannon Embry died while making a skydive. Shannon, 40 years of age, was an experienced skydiver from Tennessee. She was participating in the Women's World Record...
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C-182 Crash: A First Jump Story - 2002-10-01 by Michele Lesser

C-182 Crash: A First Jump Story All was going well last Saturday, September 28. It was a pretty day in Beaver Oaks, Oregon, and Skydive Inc. had put up about 12 loads. There had been no previous incidents, but we all know that...
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Two Killed in TV Tower Collapse - 2002-09-30 by admin

HEMINGFORD, Neb. (AP) — A 1,965-foot-high TV tower collapsed, killing two workers who were trying to strengthen the structure, which had been taller than the Empire State Building.
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Skydiving Plane Crashes near Estacada - 2002-09-29 by admin

Skydiving Plane Crashes near Estacada Beaver Oaks, Oregon - A team of skydivers leaped from a crippled airplane Saturday, moments before it crashed into a stand of trees near Estacada. The four trick-parachute jumpers aboard and the...
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11 killed in Russian plane crash - 2002-09-16 by admin

11 killed in Russian plane crash MOSCOW: A small plane carrying a group of skydivers crashed shortly after takeoff from an airport in a remote part of Siberia on Saturday September 14, killing 11 people on board, an official said.
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Marijuana in skydiver's system - 2002-09-12 by Maurice Possley

A skydiving instructor who died in July while attempting to land on a pond at Skydive Chicago in Ottawa was seriously impaired by smoking marijuana within two hours of his death, according to a...
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Two Texas skydivers die in canopy collision - 2002-08-25 by admin

Two Texas skydivers die in canopy collision WHITEWRIGHT -- Two sky divers killed when their parachutes became intertwined in a twilight jump over Northeast Texas were veteran jumpers with more than 200 jumps each to their credit, officials...
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Authorities investigate death of Indiana skydiver - 2002-07-14 by Associated Press

Authorities investigate death of Indiana skydiver OTTAWA, Ill. - Authorities were investigating a death involving an Illinois skydiving club Monday after a 33-year-old Indiana man was killed over the weekend in the sixth fatal accident at the club...
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Parachutist caught in storm - 2002-06-24 by admin

Parachutist caught in storm A skydiver who was sucked into a thundercloud and landed unscathed has picked up the nickname "Little Miracle." Montreal student Mathieu Gagnon walked out of the Ottawa Hospital Monday morning,...
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Skydiver in near miss with slurry bomber - 2002-06-19 by Peter Konrad

Skydiver in near miss with slurry bomber Just wanted to show you guys a video that I took this Saturday (15 June 2002). I am sure that you have heard about the fires here near Denver. We were jumping at Longmont, just north of Denver, my...
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Blue Skies, Johnny "Velocity" - 2002-06-02 by Cristy West

Blue Skies, Johnny On a chilly but otherwise beautiful May day, we lost a brother to a freefall collision and subsequent no-pull. John Faulkner (known to many as "Johnny Velocity" or "Johnny Wood"), an avid jumper and...
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Two die as skydiver hits glider - 2002-05-31 by admin

Two die as skydiver hits glider Two people fell to their deaths after a freak mid-air collision when a skydiver smashed through the wing of a glider. The glider's pilot also died in the collision at around 2,000ft, which happened...
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