The plane in the July 30 skydiving accident being taxied back to its hangar. (Credit: Jennifer Gustavson, file)
A New York City corrections officer was killed a day before his birthday and another man was critically injured in a July 30 skydiving accident at Skydive Long Island in Calverton. (more…)
The plane is taxied back to its hangar Wednesday night. (Credit: Jennifer Gustavson)
The tandem skydiving accident that killed a 25-year-old Medford man and critically injured the instructor was “unequivocally” caused by a mini-tornado known as a “dust devil,” according to the national director of the United States Parachute Association. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO | People skydiving in a vertical wind tunnel. Skydive Long Island is looking to build a new indoor skydiving facility in Calverton.
A facility that plans to be taking the ‘sky’ out of ‘skydiving’ got an OK from the town’s zoning board of appeals last week, and will be moving forward with a proposed indoor sky diving facility — essentially a vertical wind tunnel — at the Enterprise Park at Calverton.