Skydiver dies - Taree
Saturday, 07 August 2021 07:02:21 PM
A skydiver has died following an incident on the Mid North Coast earlier today.
About 11.45am (Saturday 7 August 2021), emergency services were called to Taree Airport after reports a skydiver had an uncontrolled landing.
Upon arrival, police and NSW Ambulance paramedics commenced CPR on a man aged in his 70s.
He was taken to Manning-Base Hospital, where he died a short time later.
Officers from Manning-Great Lakes Police District established a crime scene and have commenced inquiries into the incident.
The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) have been notified.
A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.