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Skydiving Fatalities : 2005 : North America : Collision with airplane wing

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2005-04-23
United States
Florida
Skydive DeLand
Other
Canopy Collision
Camera or Video
Javelin
Stiletto 150
Reserve 160
CYPRES
Male
50
10000+
25+
Albert "Gus" Wing III
Jumper collided with airplane wing and had his legs severed at the knee. Jumper was under canopy at the time of the collision. He landed and was taken to the hospital where he later died.

The jumper was an extremely experienced videographer filming a tandem skydive.
>br> More details to be added when official reports are released.


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