MFD: Maui man killed in skydiving accident at Hana Airport

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Published: Nov. 7, 2022 at 10:03 PM HST
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A 58-year-old Wailuku man was killed Monday afternoon in a skydiving accident at Hana Airport, Maui Fire Department officials said.

The incident happened about 3 p.m.

When firefighters arrived, they found the man unresponsive. Life-saving measures failed.

Maui officials said the man was on a solo skydiving jump when something went wrong. He was found wearing skydiving gear, a helmet and a deployed parachute.

The victim’s identity has not yet been released.