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2 hrs ago | New York Daily News
A New York City correction officer died and another person was critically injured Wednesday afternoon on Long Island after a skydiving mishap above Calverton, police said.
2 hrs ago | The Post-Standard
A New York City corrections officer was killed and another man seriously injured Wednesday afternoon in a skydiving accident on Long Island when their parachute failed to open.
5 hrs ago | News12.com
Officials say the victim, described as a student, died on impact after an apparent parachute failure during a tandem jump.
7 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer
A teenage daredevil who sneaked to the top of the 1 World Trade Center tower pleaded guilty Wednesday in an escapade that fanned concerns about security at the nation's tallest building.
According to Dropzone.com, there were 57 fatalities among skydivers globally last year and 69 in 2004.
A man has been taken to Vernon Jubilee hospital in stable condition after landing on the roof of a home while skydiving.
'Abusive and disrespectful': Miss World Australia finalist Stephanie Campbell withdraws from beauty pageant before final saying she won't support the organisation On the surface, it was another glitzy and glamourous Miss World Australia finale as Brisbane beauty Courtney Thorpe was crowned the winner in New South Wales Hunter Valley on Sunday ... (more)
A former Lake County Sheriff's Office volunteer reserve deputy was killed in a skydiving accident after his parachute became tangled this past Sunday with the chute of another jumper, according to the Daily Herald.
It was a once in-a-lifetime birthday celebration for a Pueblo West woman. Joretta Allen crossed skydiving off her bucket list for her 80th birthday July 23, 2014.
Might the Queen improve on her 2012 Olympics stunt - purportedly parachuting from a helicopter with James Bond star Daniel Craig - for tonight's Commonwealth Games opening ceremony in Glasgow? A royal source advises: 'No, but there might be an equally arresting sight - a full house, on their feet, singing God Save The Queen at the venue, Celtic ... (more)
WERE ARRESTED AND THE INVESTIGATION IS ON GOING. WE HAVE NEW INFORMATION ON THE FATAL SKYDIVING ACCIDENT IN RACINE COUNTY.
The 44-year-old Racine man who died in a skydiving accident Sunday was identified Monday as Fredrick H. Platt Jr., according to a release from the Racine County Sheriff's Department.
Updated: Wed Jul 30, 2014 10:13 pm
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