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Skydiving Fatalities : 2008 : Europe : Late pull after attaching students chest strap

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2008-06-26
France
Pujaut
No Pull
Gear Issues
AFF
CYPRES
Not Reported
Male
Gregory Schmidt
Instructor noticed in freefall that his students chest strap was no longer correctly fastened. He tied the students chest strap to her harness but was unable to fully open his main parachute he struck the ground.

It appears that his CYPRES was off on this jump.


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