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02/03/2009 03:57 AM ID: 76742 Permalink   

Skydive Instructor Dies During Tandum Jump


25 year old military soldier Daniel Pharr used his military skills to stay calm during his first skydive. Not because it was his first jump, but because his 49 year old instructor had a heart attack during the jump, as they were strapped together.

The instructor gave instructions as the plane climbed. They were the last to jump out of the plane. After talking back and forth Pharr realized that something was wrong with the instructor. Pharr pulled the right handle and avoided hitting a house.

One landed, Pharr gave CPR to the instructor, but he was later pronounced dead. This was a gift from his girlfriend. After this he wants to go again, but states "My family has told me I have to keep my feet on the ground."

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If that happened on my jump, I would shit my pants.

Military experience was a factor here.
  by: vant   02/03/2009 04:15 AM     
that is amazing. though it sucks the instructor died :/
  by: mostra   02/03/2009 01:30 PM     
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