Skydiver Dies Following ‘Parachute Malfunction’ and ‘Hard Landing,’ Florida Police Say

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A man has died in Florida following a skydiving occurrence, as per specialists.

The DeLand Police Office said in a tweet Monday the skydiver died “following a parachute glitch and hard landing.”

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DeLand PD representative Ava Hanner said the occurrence happened around 11:45 a.m. on Monday at Skydive DeLand, as indicated by The Daytona Ocean side News-Diary.

Hanner told FOX associate WOFL that the singular’s parachute neglected to open while skydiving with the organization.

The man’s character has not been delivered.

Police shared a photograph of the scene on Twitter showing a plane with propellers encompassed by crisis vehicles and specialists on call on the landing area of DeLand Civil Air terminal.

Skydive DeLand didn’t quickly answer Individuals’ solicitations for input.

Skydive DeLand offers different preparation programs with “guidance from the most dynamic expert teachers and mentors on the planet,” as indicated by its site.

People who go pair skydiving with the organization spend around 12 minutes in the air prior to leaving the plane at a height of almost 14,000 feet with their educator.

The fast drop endures “for roughly 60 seconds at speeds up to 120 mph” before a parachute is conveyed, the site says.

The skydiver can then appreciate drifting through the air “for roughly 5 minutes” prior to making “a quill delicate landing.”

Skydive DeLand has worked out of DeLand Civil Air terminal starting around 1982, as indicated by its site.

DeLand Civil Air terminal is situated around 40 miles north of Orlando, the Miami Messenger reports.


The air terminal told Individuals it knows about the occurrence, yet wouldn’t remark further as of now.