Skydiver dies after experiencing ‘difficulty’ in the air and crash landing in Morwell, Victoria 

Skydiver dies after experiencing ‘difficulty’ in the air and crash landing into a road in Victoria

  • Man died on Saturday after crash landing at Latrobe Regional Airport in VIC
  • It’s understood he was on a solo jump when he experienced ‘difficulty’ in the air 

A skydiver has died after a jump went wrong in Victoria on Saturday.

The man crash landed into Airfield Road at the Latrobe Regional Airport in Morwell in the state’s south east just after 1pm on Saturday.

Victoria Police said the skydiver ‘got into difficulty’ while in the air before crashing.

He is yet to be identified but is believed to be aged in his 40s and an experienced skydiver, the Herald Sun reported.

It’s understood he’d been on a solo jump from 12,000ft high. 

A report will be prepared for the Coroner. 

More to come 

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