1991 Beech King Air 90 Non-Fatal Non-Fatal Multi-Engine Tail Strike

Beech 90 Non-Fatal Waynesville, OH July 20, 1991

As the jumpmaster and student jumper backed into the door of the airplane in preparation for a tandem jump, he had a uncommanded deployment of his reserve parachute, that dragged them out the door. The jumpers went under the left horizontal stabilizer while the canopy went over the top. After a few seconds, the parachute shroud lines cut through the horizontal stabilizer and deformed the left elevator

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