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Skydiving Accident

2 Skydivers Die After Crashing Into Building

AP | Posted 09.29.2014 | Crime

BARNSTABLE, Mass. (AP) — Police in Massachusetts say two skydivers have died after crashing into a building during a tandem jump on Cape Cod. Barns...

1 Dead, 2 Hurt In Skydiving Accidents

AP | Posted 07.21.2014 | Crime

RACINE, Wis. (AP) -- One person has died and two others are injured after separate skydiving accidents in southern Wisconsin. Racine County sheriff...

Skydiver Killed After Midair Collision

AP | Posted 03.30.2014 | Crime

JAMUL, Calif. (AP) — A skydiving trainer has died after a midair collision in eastern San Diego county. Sheriff's Lt. Clayton Lisk said the man's b...

PHOTOS: Skydiver And Pilot Survive Mid-Air Accident

AP | Posted 03.10.2014 | Weird News

MULBERRY, Fla. (AP) — A plane became entangled in the strings of a skydiver's parachute, sending both crashing into the ground near Tampa, Fla., wit...

Skydiver Miraculously Survives 9,000-Foot Fall

Posted 12.11.2013 | Weird News

A skydiver fell 9,000 feet after his parachute became tangled in a friend's during a difficult maneuver Sunday. But, in a miraculous turn of events, t...

Skydiver Dies After Attempting Risky Manuever

The Huffington Post | Ashley Woods | Posted 10.14.2013 | Weird News

Kenneth Ryan Bernek was an experienced skydiver. But when he took to the air to practice a risky maneuver called "swooping," the 34-year-old vetera...

Skydiver Dies After Becoming Entangled In Parachute

AP | Posted 05.27.2013 | Los Angeles

LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. -- Authorities say a 62-year-old skydiver has died after plummeting into a Southern California backyard. UT San Diego cites (ht...

Skydiver Passes Out At 13,000 Feet, Plummets To Ground In Terrifying Video

Posted 02.14.2013 | Technology

The terrifying moment a skydiver lost consciousness nearly 13,000 feet above the ground was caught on camera. Gerardo Flores was seconds into his 3...

Real Estate Exec Dies In Freak Skydiving Accident

Posted 06.19.2012 | New York

A prominent real estate executive died from a freak skydiving accident stemming from a parachute malfunction on Friday, an accident that also claimed ...

TERRIFYING VIDEO: 80-Year-Old Nearly Falls Out Of Harness While Skydiving

Posted 05.26.2012 | Weird News

Laverne Everett may have had 79 previous birthdays, but it's fair to say that this one was probably the worst. To celebrate her 80th last May, the ...

WATCH: Freak Skydiving Accident Caught On Camera

Posted 05.17.2012 | Crime

An unexpected updraft sent a woman and her instructor crashing to the ground in a freak skydiving accident caught on camera over the weekend. When ...

Skydiving Instructor Killed In Collision With Another Diver

AP | Posted 09.09.2011 | Home

HONOLULU -- Authorities say a skydiving instructor has been killed after a collision with another skydiver during a jump. Hawaii News Now reports tha...

Mayor Of Philadelphia Suburb Dies In Skydiving Accident

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MONROE TOWNSHIP, N.J. -- The mayor of a suburban Philadelphia town has been killed in a skydiving accident in southern New Jersey. The Gloucester (GL...

Skydiver Who Survived 3,000 Foot Fall Says She Was Pushed From Plane

Huffington Post | Adam Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Lareece Butler, a novice skydiver who amazed experts when she survived a 3,000 foot fall when her parachute failed, has claimed she was pushed from th...