skydiving accident

A parachute is seen on the ground in Wantage, N.J. following an accident on May 14, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Skydiver Dies After Accident Hitting Ground In Wantage, N.J.

A skydiver has died, after being seriously injured in a jump in Wantage, New Jersey earlier this week.


A skydiver was killed and another was seriously injured on Long Island on Wednesday when their parachute failed to open. (Credit: CBS 2)

Parachute Association: ‘Dust Devil’ Could Have Caused L.I. Skydiving Accident

U.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.


Amber Gandolfo (Credit: CBS 2)

EXCLUSIVE: Following Disastrous Skydiving Incident, L.I. Woman Discusses Her Ordeal

She 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.


David Winoker (Credit: CBS 2)

Fatal Tandem Skydive Jump That Killed Westchester Man Deemed Accidental

Plattekill police are now releasing information saying the instructor, 26-year-old Aleksandr Chulsky, had a medical condition or some kind of trauma to his neck, maybe from a significant jolt from opening the chute.


David Winoker (Credit: CBS 2)

Westchester Man Remembered Following Tragic Skydiving Accident Upstate

David Winoker, the president of a real-estate firm that bears his name, died on Friday afternoon in an apparent parachute malfunction. The accident happened during celebrations for a friend’s birthday.