At 1340 hours EST on 18 August, 1974, a parachutist was fatally injured on impact with the ground following a free fall parachute descent at Wilton, NSW. The parachute was observed to extend fully from the pack, but the canopy, which was squidding, failed to inflate.
|Date:||18 August 1974||Investigation status:||Completed|
|State:||New South Wales||Occurrence type:||Miscellaneous - Other|
|Release date:||19 August 1975||Occurrence class:||Operational|
|Report status:||Final||Occurrence category:||Accident|
|Highest injury level:||Fatal|
|Type of operation||Sports Aviation|
|Damage to aircraft||Nil|