Man dies and another injured in horror skydiving accident after 'parachute malfunction'

Man dies and another injured in horror skydiving accident after 'parachute malfunction'



A skydiving instructor has died and the man he jumped out of a plane with faces life-changing injuries after their parachute malfunctioned mid-dive.



The instructor, who has not yet been named, was attended to immediately by air ambulance paramedics on the scene, but couldn't be saved. He sadly died at the scene.



The horrific incident took place in Torquay, Victoria, Australia, around 1pm (3:00am GMT) on Friday, July 30, 2021.



Police said the jump began safely before the pair "got into difficulty" and crash-landed in a nearby paddock.







A statement read: "One person died at the scene while the other has been airlifted to hospital in a critical condition."







Photos from the scene showed the crumpled parachute lying on the ground at the Torquay paddock.Latest Post
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