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Skydiving Fatalities : 2006 : Pacific : Low cutaway - Reserve failed to open in time

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2006-01-10
Australia
Skydive Express
Malfunction
Relative Work
Male
31
270
4
Mike Tien
Jumper was visiting on holiday and from initial reports had a malfunction and cut away. The Reserve pull was either too late or there was a malfunction causing the reserve not to open with enough altitude to properly open.


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