Military parachutist injured after hard landing in Suffolk
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Posted at 3:27 PM, May 22, 2019
and last updated2019-05-22 15:37:54-04
SUFFOLK, Va. – A military parachutist was left with non-life threatening injuries after military training maneuvers ended in a hard landing.
According to Suffolk officials, dispatch was contacted at 11:41 a.m. Tuesday for an injured parachutist at the Suffolk Executive Airport.
The victim, an adult man, received emergency medical assessment and treatment by military medical personnel already on-site. He was taken to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital by Suffolk Fire & Rescue personnel.
He is expected to recover.
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