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Skydiver suffers neck injury in mid-flight over Waialua

By Star-Advertiser staff

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LAST UPDATED: 02:13 p.m. HST, Jan 30, 2014

Paramedics treated a man in his late-50s who apparently suffered a neck injury, mid-flight, while skydiving Friday morning above Dillingham Airfield, according to an Emergency Medical Services report.

Emergency crews responded to Pacific Skydiving Hawaii in Wailua at 9:30 a.m. and treated the man before taking him to the hospital in serious condition.

CORRECTION

Paramedics responded to Pacific Skydiving Hawaii on Jan. 3 to treat a skydiver who sustained a neck injury in mid-flight. A previous version of this story named another company, Sky Dive Hawaii, based on incorrect information from EMS.







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loquaciousone wrote:
Pretty awesome feat sky diving from Dillingham Airfield to Wailua Kauai without an engine.
on January 3,2014 | 12:10PM
CloudForest wrote:
At least he is out there DOING IT !! Good for him and hope he has a speedy recovery.
on January 4,2014 | 02:15AM
SueH wrote:
Nice, except Sky Dive Hawaii is based in WaiAlua, not Wailua.
on January 4,2014 | 08:47AM
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