In Nevada, officials have confirmed that two people died in a skydiving accident this morning.
Instructor Ashlie Caceras, 43, of Lodi, California, and German tourist David Becker, 21, were found dead on the ground near Minden Airport, at around 10:15 a.m.
Both Becker and his friend, who survived, were doing separate tandem dives with Skydive Lake Tahoe.
But while his friend landed safely, Becker’s parachute started to spin out of control, according to reports.
A woman driving by witnessed the two victims spiral to the ground. The company’s owner, David Chrouch, said he has no idea why it happened.
Chrouch added that his company has never experienced an incident of this magnitude before.
An investigation is currently underway.
The skydivers were wearing video cameras; hopefully, this will help determine what went wrong during the jump.
Caceras was an experienced skydiving instructor and a licensed tandem master with the United States Parachute Association.
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