Skip to Content

Skydiving Fatalities : 2014 : Asia : Low cutaway from Malfunction
   > Send us an update

Research Tip:
Click on Search to find
similar incidents.
India Search for India
Tamil Nadu
Malfunction Search for Malfunction
Strong Winds Search for Strong Winds
Gear Issues Search for Gear Issues
AFF Search for AFF
V Ramya
The jumper was new to the sport and had only done a static jump from 3000 ft earlier and was allowed AFF the next day. As per media reports, the main canopy opened improperly and started to spin around the jumper due to heavy winds. Jumper failed to open Reserve in time-either due to panic or due to inadequate training, which opened only 200 ft above ground which was ineffective. Jumper was rushed to the hospital but was declared brought dead.

Updates and Corrections:

Do you have additional information, updates or corrections on this incident? Be as specific as possible and also tell us the source of your information. Include your name and username. Thank you!