Tragic accident Sunday during the Fleet Week Air Show near Liberty State Park


The parachutist was a member of an elite Navy parachute team called the Leap Frogs. The cause of the parachute malfunction is under investigation. Commander of the Navy Region Mid-Atlantic, said in a statement: “Our hearts and prayers go out to his family, and I ask for all of your prayers for the Navy SEAL community who lost a true patriot today.” The Fleet Week Air Show takes place over three consecutive days in the skies above the City’s waterfront attracting over a million people around the Bay. The performers include: United States Navy Blue Angels, Navy Leap Frogs, Sean D. Tucker and Team Oracle, United Airlines, RCAF, USCG, Lucas Oil Air Shows, Air force F16 and Canadian Snowbirds.


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