Skydiver Dies Attempting World Record Jump

46-year-old Diana Paris had a malfunctioning parachute

   

Skydiver Dies Attempting World Record Jump

A 46-year-old skydiver dies attempting a world record jump with a group of over 200 skydivers.

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Berlin native Diana Paris fell to her death after her parachute had a malfunction during the world record attempt. Paris was part of the World Team group which is comprised of 222 experienced skydivers from 28 countries that were looking to break a world record this week.

The jump took place about 60 miles southeast of Phoenix and it was the seventh day of attempts for the group. Paris was a very experienced skydiver who had completed about 1,500 jumps during her career.

The current record for a group jump formation was performed by 110 skydivers.


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