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2008-08-16
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Jumper was doing a recurrency hop and pop from 1400 meters, his last jump may have been as far as 10 years previous.

Normal opening, steering inputs observed up to 150ft thereafter no visible inputs or reaction of the jumper. The canopy and jumper drifted behind a small hill where the jumper suffered a hard landing.

He was provided with first aid by fellow jumpers. He was unconscious and was flown to hospital by helicopter where he later passed.


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