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Parachutist injured during first solo jump

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A parachutist was injured Wednesday morning when he went off course during his first solo jump at Dillingham Field.

The man missed the landing field and hit a chain-link fence causing serious cuts to his head and face, according to fire department spokesman Capt. Terry Seelig.

He was taken to an area hospital for treatment.

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