A skydiver died Tuesday afternoon after suffering injuries from a hard landing at Perris Valley Airport.
Riverside County firefighters arrived on scene a little after 2 p.m., at which time paramedics began administering CPR, the Riverside County Fire Department reported. He was later pronounced dead at the scene.
At 2:02 p.m., onlookers noticed the skydiver making his descent into the facility's drop zone. Though the parachute opened for him, he is believed to have come in at a bad angle, eventually slamming into the ground.
Late Tuesday, the man was identified as 32-year-old Michael Ungar, of Ontario.
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This diving accident is the latest to occur in 2011 in the city of Perris, home to Perris Valley Skydiving, the only skydiving resort in California.
In May 2011, a skydiver’s parachute deflated, which led him to plunge 100 feet to the ground. Before that incident, three other experienced divers were killed and another was critically injured in Perris.