Sunday, January 17, 2016

Accident occurred January 17, 2016 in Jamul, San Diego County, California

JAMUL, Calif. – A woman skydiver was seriously injured in an accident Sunday, a CalFire spokesman said.

The incident occurred at 2:25 p.m., when “a female skydiver made a hard landing” at a skydiving center near Otay Lakes, east of Chula Vista, Cal Fire PIO Capt. Kendal Bortisser said.

The skydiver was described as “injured and unresponsive,” Bortisser said. The woman was taken to Mercy Hospital.

Bortisser said the victim was a client at Skydive San Diego, 13531 Otay Lakes Road, in Jamul.

Its website describes it as a full-service skydiving facility with planes holding 18 to 23 jumpers. Skydive planes depart from Brown Field, fly over Imperial Beach and downtown San Diego before clients jump, according to the company’s website.

Source:  http://fox5sandiego.com



JAMUL  - A female skydiver was seriously injured in an accident Sunday afternoon, a CalFire spokesperson said.

The incident occurred at 2:25 p.m., when "a female skydiver made a hard landing" at a skydiving center near Otay Lakes, east of Chula Vista, Cal Fire PIO Capt. Kendal Bortisser said.
   
The skydiver was described as "injured and unresponsive," Bortisser said. "An air ambulance has been requested from Gillespie Field."
   
Bortisser said the victim was a client at Skydive San Diego, located at 13531 Otay Lakes Road in Jamul.
   
Its website describes it as a full-service skydiving facility with planes holding 18 to 23 jumpers.

Source:  http://www.cbs8.com



JAMUL, CA  - A female skydiver was seriously injured Sunday after making a hard landing.

Fire PIO Capt. Kendal Bortisser said the incident happened around 2:25 p.m. at a skydiving center near Otay Lakes, east of Chula Vista.

The skydiver was described as "injured and unresponsive,'' Bortisser said. "An air ambulance has been requested from Gillespie Field.''

Bortisser said the victim was a client at Skydive San Diego, 13531 Otay Lakes Road, in Jamul.

Its website describes it as a full-service skydiving facility with planes holding 18 to 23 jumpers.

Skydive planes depart from Brown Field, fly over Imperial Beach and downtown San Diego before clients jump, according to the company's website.

Source:  http://www.kusi.com

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