> The secretary where I work has asked me about an incident she heard on the
> radio on her way to work. As she told me, a skydiver had a heart attack in
> freefall. Another jumper deployed his reserve, but he died from the heart
> attack. This may have happened in the midwest.
> Any facts would be appreciated.
In the latest issue of skydiving, a JM on an aff with a student. Not
sure of his age. Exited the plane and was responsive, but sometime
during freefall he noticed the student was unresponsive and limp. Gave
him the five five sign , but the student did nothing. He pulled the pc
and the student was limp with arms down under canopy. He hit and was
dead at the scene. The brakes were still stowed.