A soldier of the parachute team of the U.S. Navy died Sunday when his parachute did not deploy during a jump command.
The team conducted a coordinated jump State Park in liberty in Jersey city, new Jersey, in the framework of the planned activities Fleet Week. The parachute team member Navy SEAL, failed to open properly and he fell into the Hudson river, said the Navy.
The coastguards got the jumper, and the Marine fire Department of Jersey city sent him to the Medical center, where he died at 1:10 PM et, said rear Admiral Sorrow.
"Our hearts and our prayers are with his family, and I ask you to pray with us about the community of the Navy, which today has lost a true patriot," said Grief. "The cause of the incident investigation, and his next of kin informed about the progress of the case". The name jumper has not been named.
"Fleet Week" is an annual celebration of the weeks during which people in the new York area to meet with "sailors, Marines and coast guard", and also on their own experience to learn about the latest capabilities of modern naval service, " reads the web page "Fleet Week".
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