Navy sailor injured at Jamul skydiving center days after instructor hurt

Posted at 12:10 PM, Nov 28, 2017

JAMUL, Calif. (KGTV) - A skydiver was injured at an East County skydiving center, days after an instructor was hurt at the same location.

Cal Fire responders were called to Sky Dive San Diego around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. A man in his mid-30's received major to moderate injuries after experiencing a hard landing, according to Cal Fire.

He was brought to a nearby hospital for care. No further information on his condition was given.

The man injured was training as part of a Naval jump school, according to Sky Dive San Diego. It was not clear what the exact exercise was.

Sky Dive San Diego shares some of the center's land with the military to hold training exercises.

RELATED: Skydiving instructor injured during landing after helping student land safely

Tuesday's incident comes that same week one person was injured in a skydiving accident at the same location.

A skydiving instructor broke her leg and ankle after trying to help a student safely land Sunday. The student lost stability in the air and the instructor helped the student regain control by pulling the student's parachute, according to Sky Dive San Diego.

The instructor then pulled her parachute at a lower than normal altitude and was slightly off course, leading to her injuries. The student landed safely. The instructor was part of a two-person instructional team working with the student.

That incident is currently under investigation.