August 30, 2013

Massachusetts skydiver hurt in hard Maine landing

From staff reports

LEBANON – A 32-year-old man from Massachusetts sustained serious injuries from a hard landing at Skydive New England on Friday afternoon.

The man was a "very experienced skydiver," Lebanon Rescue officials said.

The injuries were reported about 3:20 p.m. and the man was taken first to Goodall Hospital and then transferred by helicopter to the trauma center at Maine Medical Center.

Rescue officials said his injuries were serious, but not considered life-threatening.

Lebanon Rescue did not release the man's name.

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