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Skydiving Fatalities

The Dropzone.com Skydiving Fatalities Database is maintained for educational purposes. It is an unofficial record of fatal skydiving accidents since January 1, 2004. Dropzone.com does not guarantee the accuracy of information or skydiving statistics posted here. Read the Terms of Use before you proceed.

Fatalities by Year

2004 (71)
2005 (64)
2006 (60)
2007 (64)
2008 (64)
2009 (68)
2010 (54)
2011 (56)
2012 (53)
2013 (58)
2014 (37)
2015 (4)


5 Most Recent Fatal Skydiving Incidents:

Date Country Category Cause of Death
2015-11-15 United States Landing Extremely low and violent turn on landing
2015-11-07 United States Collision Impact with the ground.
2015-10-11 United States Malfunction Hard landing under a spiraling main canopy
2014-10-26 Chile Malfunction su paracaídas no se desplegó de forma adecuada
2014-07-30 United States Landing Collapsed canopy

Total Fatalities since January 1, 2004

Total Skydiving Fatalities since 1 January 2004

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