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Parachutist Survives After Chute Fails to Open: Police

The chutist landed in the 200 block of Buli Lane, police said.

Credit: File photo
Credit: File photo
Bolingbrook police said a parachutist survived after his chute failed to open on Sunday.

Lt. Mike Rompa said police responded to the area of 111th and Weber Road for a report of a parachutist down. He said it was determined the man's primary chute failed and was cut away as he fell to the ground in the 200 bloc of Buli Lane.

The parachutist landed safely with his reserve chute and was not injured, police said.
Sam DeRenzis June 09, 2014 at 12:35 PM
Heard them as they cheered for him to get his chute working, etc. I believe his name was Dale. Good work man!
Shantel June 09, 2014 at 05:31 PM
Thank God!
Mike June 10, 2014 at 09:09 AM
Headline is a bit misleading.
Michael June 10, 2014 at 09:21 AM
Agreed Headline is VERY misleading Shannon

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