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Fatal skydiving accident in Pepperell

DA: Appears parachute malfunctioned

October 30, 2017 - 7:02 am

An experienced skydiver is dead after his parachute apparently malfunctioned during a jump in Pepperell.  The unidentified 60-year-old man died Saturday afternoon near the Pepperell Skydiving Center on Nashua Road.  The man apparently was working for the skydiving company and was filming other jumpers when his chute malfunctioned. 

The Federal Aviation Administration is assisting local officials with the investigation. 

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