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Skydiving Fatalities

The Dropzone.com Skydiving Fatalities Database is maintained for educational purposes. It is an unofficial record of fatal skydiving accidents since January 1, 2004. Dropzone.com does not guarantee the accuracy of information or skydiving statistics posted here. Read the Terms of Use before you proceed.

Fatalities by Year

2004 (73)
2005 (64)
2006 (60)
2007 (64)
2008 (64)
2009 (68)
2010 (54)
2011 (56)
2012 (54)
2013 (59)
2014 (38)
2015 (41)
2016 (38)
2017 (50)
2018 (16)


5 Most Recent Fatal Skydiving Incidents:

Date Country Category Cause of Death
2018-07-27 France Collision Collision with wing
2018-07-27 France Collision impact
2018-07-26 Sweden Reserve Problems impact under partially inflated reserve
2018-07-19 Germany Reserve Problems Impact under spinning reserve or main
2018-06-22 United States Other heart attack

Total Fatalities since January 1, 2004

Total Skydiving Fatalities since 1 January 2004

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