UPDATE 4:20PM | TWO men have been killed in a horror tandem skydiving accident southwest of Sydney.
It’s understood something went wrong with the pair’s parachute and they plunged to the ground at extreme speeds near Picton on Saturday afternoon.
The skydivers, a man in his 60s and another aged in his 20s, landed on a rural property at Wilton, one kilometre from the designated landing site, around 2pm. It’s believed they were killed on impact.
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Police said the owner of the property raised the alarm and called triple zero after finding the men’s bodies on the driveway in the front yard of the Milton Park Road farmhouse.
It’s understood a number of children under the age of 10 were also present at the property at the time and witnessed the aftermath of the horrific accident.
— ABC Sydney (@abcsydney) July 15, 2017
Police have established a crime scene at the property and investigations into the incident are underway.
No further information was available at the time of writing.
— Nine News Queensland (@9NewsQueensland) July 15, 2017