MILWAUKEE (AP) — Two ladies suffered critical accidents whereas skydiving in Racine County on Sunday, authorities stated.
According to the Racine County Sheriff’s Office, emergency responders had been referred to as to Skydive Midwest, a skydiving facility in the village of Yorkville, round 1:40 p.m., the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported.
A 28-year-old lady from Racine and a 49-year-old lady from Chicago had been tandem skydiving, the sheriff’s workplace stated. Their parachute deployed however they misplaced management about 20 or 30 toes from the bottom and crashed.
Both ladies sustained life-threatening accidents and had been airlifted to trauma facilities.
According to Skydive Midwest’s web site, in tandem skydiving a participant connected to an teacher leap from a aircraft collectively. They can attain speeds of no less than 120 mph as they method the earth.
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