Skydiving instructor injured during landing after helping student land safely

Posted at 7:11 PM, Nov 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-27 22:27:28-05

JAMUL, Calif. (KGTV) -- A skydiving instructor was injured after helping a student land safely Sunday, according to Skydive San Diego.

The instructor was part of a two-person instructional team working with a student.

The student lost stability in the air and instructors were able to help the student regain stability and pulled the student's parachute.

After helping the student, the woman deployed her parachute at a lower than normal altitude and was slightly off course.

The woman landed in rocky terrain north of the landing zone, breaking her leg and ankle. The instructor was airlifted to the hospital.

The student landed safely, according to the business. The incident is under investigation.