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Skydiving Fatalities : 2012 : Pacific : Main/Reserve entanglement

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Jumper was doing a High performance turn and at a very high altitude their VIGIL fired. This lead to both the main and reserve canopies opening and transitioned to a downplane at a very low altitude. The jumper was unable to cutaway prior to hitting the ground.

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