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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old Apr 28th, 2005, 02:17 PM Thread Starter
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Skydiver Dies After Legs Severed in Midair

DELAND, Fla. - A skydiving cinematographer was killed after his legs were severed in a midair collision with the airplane he had jumped from, authorities said.

Albert Wing III had already deployed his parachute Saturday when he struck the left wing of the DHC-6 Twin Otter propeller plane at about 600 feet, a witness on the ground told police.


Both of Wing's legs were severed at the knees, but he managed to maneuver his parachute and land near the DeLand Airport, about 40 miles north of Orlando, DeLand Police Cmdr. Randel Henderson said.

He was airlifted to a hospital, where he later died, Henderson said. Fourteen other skydivers were in the air at the time of the accident,

Authorities said they were not certain whether Wing had been filming at the time of the accident and no camera was found.
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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old Apr 28th, 2005, 02:31 PM
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I heard about this... Poor guy!

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dreadful.....
and with a name like WING as well....how hideously ironic!

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imagine the part of the leg hitting an innocent passerby below! or a blood rain!

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How did he die?!

Blood loss?

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post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old Apr 28th, 2005, 05:20 PM
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Thats horrible

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