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Uneventfull 4-way RW formation jump with separation as planned. Jumper did not open parachute. reserve opened through AAD. Fully functional Reserve canopy hits (unsteered) in powerline whereafter jumper hits ground from about 30 feet height. Several broken bones and vertebrae. Heart attack during freefall (separation) has been diagnosed as the most probable cause of death.


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