Canopy pilot Andrei Ryndin, a member of the Russian Canopy Piloting team died Thursday July 24th, during a competition jump at the Russian Canopy Piloting Championships in Aerograd Kolomna, Russia. It was his 3rd jump of the day.
Andrei was an active and current skydiver. He was reported to be flying a Performance Designs Peregrine, a canopy made especially for competitive canopy pilots.
Canopy Piloting is an unforgiving sport where mistakes can result in serious injury or death.
Our sympathies to Andrei’s family and friends.
News Reports: Itar-Tass.com (English)