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Two skydivers die after falling from plane in Australia

/ 05:14 PM June 27, 2021

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SYDNEY — A skydiving instructor and their customer died Sunday after falling from a plane before a tandem jump in Australia.

Police said two people died in the accident at Goulburn, about two hours’ drive southwest of Sydney, after the aircraft began experiencing “difficulty”.

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“Two parachutists fell from the aircraft and landed near the runway of the airport. They were located unresponsive and unable to be revived,” police said in a statement.

Scott Marshall, from Adrenaline Skydive Goulburn, told The Daily Telegraph newspaper it was a “horrible day” for all those impacted by the tragedy.

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“Sadly, a tandem master and passenger lost their lives. My heart goes out to their families,” he said.

The incident will be investigated by police and the Australian Transport Safety Bureau.

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