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Skydiving Fatalities : 2005 : North America : Held front risers after hook turn until impact

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2005-04-16
United States
Georgia
Atlanta Skydiving Center
Landing
Hook Turn
Low Turn
Landing Obstacle
Katana 107
Male
1000+
Brian McGuigan
Jumper was killed when he double front risered his canopy until impact. Jumper performed a 270 degree front riser turn and then held both front risers to keep his speed. The jumper may have became fixated on a foam noodle which he hit, resulting in a very late flare.


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