An armed forces parachuting instructor has died during a training jump when their
parachute failed, reports claim.
The accident is believed to have happened on Friday at RAF Weston-on-the-Green,
Oxfordshire, which is often used as a jump zone for RAF Brize Norton.
The RAF confirmed a probe has been launched into the tragic death.
A spokesperson said: “We can confirm that a Service Person has died at RAF Weston
on the Green.
“Our thoughts are with the family, friends, and colleagues at this time.
“The incident is being investigated and it would not be appropriate to comment
further at this stage.”