Parachute Association: ‘Dust Devil’ Could Have Caused L.I. Skydiving AccidentU.S. Parachute Association Spokeswomen says a miniature tornado or as skydivers call it, a dust devil, could have caused a skydiving accident in Long Island.
Police: 1 Skydiver Dead, 1 Critically Hurt After Parachute Fails On Long IslandAround 4 p.m., two jumpers believed to be involved in a tandem jump at Skydive Long Island in Calverton somehow ended in a free fall, police said.
EXCLUSIVE: Following Disastrous Skydiving Incident, L.I. Woman Discusses Her OrdealShe is shaken up, but very grateful to have little more than a few scratches. The young woman who was stuck dangling from a tree after skydiving in Calverton on Long Island spoke about the ordeal on Thursday.
Skydivers Rescued From Manorville TreeStrong winds and skydiving do not mix, WCBS 880's Sophia Hall reported.