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Skydiving Fatalities : 2008 : North America : Canopy collision

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2008-09-21
United States
Virginia
Skydive Orange Inc
Collision
Canopy Collision
Relative Work
Navigator 280
Not Reported
Not Reported
Male
54
15
1
Francis Wootten
Jumper was on final approach on one of his coach jumps when he was struck under canopy by an experienced skydiver. The jumpers remained in a canopy wrap until they hit the ground. The other jumper suffered serious injuries from this collision.


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