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Jawan dies during training as parachute fails to open


Saharanpur : A 24-year-old jawan was killed as his parachute failed to open when he jumped out of an IAF airplane during training at Sarsawa Air Force Station in this district today.

The jawan, Karma Swing, jumped out of the airplane during training but his parachute did not open leading to his death as he fell on the ground, Assistant Superintendent of Police Jagdish Sharma said.

Officials of the Sarsawa Air Force Station notified the local police station about the incident following which the body has been sent for post mortem and his family members have been informed, Sharma said.

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