Sri Lanka Air Force paratrooper dies as two parachutes entangle mid-air

Parachute training

Parachutes of two Air Force paratroopers on training have entangled nearly 8,000 feet in skies over Ampara, says Sri Lanka Air Force Spokesperson.

According to reports, one of the officers has died in the incident.

The injured airman was admitted to the Ampara Hospital.

The deceased officer, identified as a 34-year old Squadron Leader of the Sri Lanka Air Force.