1988 C-182 Non-Fatal Non-Fatal Single-Engine Tail Strike

C-182 Non-Fatal Sparta, IL October 9, 1988

The airplane landed uneventfully after a skydiver struck the horizontal stabilizer following an inadvertent deployment of his main parachute as he was preparing to exit the airplane. The skydiver was not injured and descended normally.

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