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3 hrs ago | Castanet.net

Injured skydiver to return

A British Columbia woman who was seriously injured after a skydiving accident in Arizona is expected to be transported back to Canada.

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7 hrs ago | CBC News

B.C. woman injured in skydiving accident in Arizona coming home

Markey's family has managed to secure an air ambulance to bring her home from Arizona, where her medical bills have climbed to more than $500,000 since her skydiving accident April 6. Markey's medical ordeal began when her parachute collapsed while she was on a jump in Arizona.

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15 hrs ago | AVweb

Eight Killed In Finnish Skydiving Crash

Over the North Pacific in the middle of the night, we were catching up to a slower aircraft below us as we were coming up to a... The European Aviation Safety Agency is moving quickly on aircraft certification reform, and the the FAA is falling behind.

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16 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Pictured: Skydiver, 49, who plunged to his death landing in a...

Grads of $35,000-a-year prep school were 'masterminds behind heavily-armed drug ring at posh Philadelphia colleges and high schools' that they infiltrated by coaching lacrosse teams Top Hollywood bosses - including former Fox head, an ex-Disney TV president and a Broadway producer - accused alongside X-men director Bryan Singer of abusing boys Teen ... (more)

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20 hrs ago | Green Bay Press-Gazette

No ordinary Joe: Fans go wild for G.I. Joe

As a veteran of countless military campaigns and death-defying adventures, G.I. Joe has seen it all.

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Yesterday | Philly.com

Sad end for a man who loved skydiving

A Brooklyn, N.Y., man who died Sunday in Sewell during a skydiving jump loved the sport so much that he was willing to risk death, his son said.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Medical Daily

Risky Business: Taking Risks Isn't Only Good For Your...

Taking risks may sometimes be scary, but if you can get over that fear, there's a lot to learn from them.

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Squamish Chief

Fundraiser set for Squamish skydiver

Kenzie Markey, 32, who lives in Squamish, was skydiving in Phoenix Arizona when a jump went wrong on April 6. Kenzie Markey, 32, who lives in Squamish, was skydiving in Phoenix Arizona when a jump went wrong on April 6. One smash on the ground is not going to keep Kenzie Markey down, says a friend of the skydiver whose jump went terribly wrong on ... (more)

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Gawker

Skydiver Dives Into Dye Family's Dyed Easter Egg Hunt, Dies

A 49-year-old New York man fell to his death after his parachute failed to open while he was skydiving.

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Crawley Observer

Mother and son to skydive for charity

A mother and son have taken up a skydiving challenge to raise money for the Care for the Wild wildlife charity.

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Wall Street Journal

Eight Killed in Plane Crash in Finland

Police and investigators said eight parachutists died when a light utility aircraft suddenly fell from the sky over a popular skydiving site Sunday in Jamijarvi, a small town in Western Finland some 150 miles by road from Helsinki.

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The Peninsula

Parachuting on water

A skier uses a paraglider as he tries to cross a 26-metre long pool of water at the foot of a ski slope at the Bobrovy Log ski resort near Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, yesterday.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

CBS Local

Authorities: Brooklyn Man, 49, Killed In New Jersey Skydiving Accident

Authorities say a 49-year-old Brookyn man who landed in the backyard of a home after a skydiving accident in southern New Jersey has died.

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Philly.com

Man killed in skydiving accident

SEWELL A Brooklyn, N.Y., man died Sunday during a skydiving jump in which he was wearing a specialized parachute known as a "wing suit," authorities said.

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The New Zealand Herald

Eight killed as skydiving plane crashes in Finland

A small airplane taking a group of skydivers for an Easter Day jump crashed on Sunday in Finland, killing eight people, police said.

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AskMen

Skydiving Lessons

A redneck wanted to learn how to skydive, so he got an instructor and started his lessons.

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NBC Philadelphia

Parachute Fails During Skydiving Jump

As the man drew closer to the ground, his parachute did not open. Emergency Medical Services are on the scene and the individual has been transported via helicopter to a hospital.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

ABC15.com

Insurance won't cover AZ skydiving accident

"She's jumped down there before," said her father. "She is an avid skydiver, and squeezing in one last jump of the day."

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ABC News

PHOTO: Vermont pilot Dan Marcotte survives a fiery crash by parachuting of plane.

A veteran stunt pilot is thankful to be alive after surviving a fiery plane crash by parachuting out of the aircraft just before it crashed onto an interstate near Burlington, Vermont.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Pilot okay after crashing plane on interstate

Vermont State Police say the pilot, and only occupant, sustained minor injuries after parachuting out of the plane before it crashed on Interstate 89N in Highgate, Vt.

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