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Errors blamed in Navy SEAL parachute death | SanDiegoUnionTribune.com

Errors blamed in Navy SEAL parachute death | SanDiegoUnionTribune.com

An investigation into the March 2015 death of a Navy SEAL during parachute training blames errors made by supervisors, in addition to the relative inexperience of the 29-year-old Coronado SEAL who was killed.

Jason Kortz was attending follow-on parachute training in Southwest Riverside County when his main parachute got tangled during a high-altitude jump with combat gear.

Kortz’s body position was wrong — he was facing up instead of down — upon his exit from the aircraft…

Source: Errors blamed in Navy SEAL parachute death | SanDiegoUnionTribune.com