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Man critical after skydiving accident near Dillingham Airfield

By Star-Advertiser staff

LAST UPDATED: 08:32 a.m. HST, Jul 24, 2013

A male in his 30s is in critical condition after a hard landing from a parachute jump near Dillingham Airfield.

Emergency Medical Services officials reported the incident at 11:50 a.m. Tuesday, and said the hard landing was in a field about 300 yards inland from the airfield. 

The man, who had an out-of-state identification, jumped out of a Skydive Hawaii airplane, a source said.

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Slow wrote:
Yikes! The North Shore is so dangerous!
on July 23,2013 | 03:53PM
phyllum69 wrote:
on July 24,2013 | 08:31AM
honopic wrote:
Good one, Slow! We are seeing more posts by "allie-cats" who are fed up with her "yikes" comments about every story in every part of Oahu. Keep it up, folks. One small "yikes" for us, one big "Yikes" for the Manoa mouth.
on July 24,2013 | 02:56PM
SteveToo wrote:
Jumping out of an airplane that "works" is just CRAZY.
on July 23,2013 | 05:07PM
Grimbold wrote:
Again! Doing dangerous things just for the thrill and for no good reason. Darwins law at work!
on July 24,2013 | 03:48AM
soundofreason wrote:
This is happening MUCH too frequently.
on July 24,2013 | 07:18AM
honopic wrote:
Another allie-ism. Well done!
on July 24,2013 | 02:57PM
soundofreason wrote:
on July 24,2013 | 07:46PM
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