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Man Who Jumped From Plane Dies After Parachute Fails To Open

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A Canadian man has died after his parachute did not open when he jumped out of a aircraft throughout a navy train led by US forces in Bulgaria, native media reported on Tuesday.

 

Three troopers, reportedly US residents, have been additionally injured through the train in a single day to Tuesday, dubbed Swift Response 2019, in keeping with the personal tv channel bTV.

 

The Defence Ministry in Sofia has confirmed the incident close to the southern village of Cheshnegirovo, the BTA information company reported.

 

It didn’t verify the nationalities of these concerned, however stated they have been “not Bulgarian residents’’.

 

The three injured troopers are being handled for damaged bones in a hospital in Plovdiv, bTV reported.

 

Swift Response 2019 is happening from June 11 to June 24 at varied places in Bulgaria, Croatia and Romania, in keeping with the US navy.

 

It entails round 5,600 personnel from eight international locations, together with 1,495 parachutists, the Defence Ministry in Sofia stated.

 

It’s being led by the US International Response Drive and is meant to exhibit the US European Command’s potential to ship high-readiness forces into a delegated space.

 

(dpa/NAN)

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