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December 5, 1994 | Associated Press
An off-duty San Diego police officer who was a regular sky diver fell to his death when his parachute did not open during a weekend jump over Otay Mesa, authorities said. The victim, whose name was not released, was identified as a 32-year-old San Diego police officer, a seven-year veteran of the department, police spokesman Bill Robinson said. The sky diver fell into a parking lot. A sky-diving plane operator said the man was a regular. His death was under investigation.
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December 31, 1994 | ELLIOTT ALMOND
Jeffrey Smith of the Navy's Leap Frog parachute team suffered a broken back when he crash-landed during pregame ceremonies Friday night at the Thrifty Car Rental Holiday Bowl at San Diego Jack Murphy Stadium. Smith, a petty officer first class from the Naval Amphibious Base at Coronado, was in stable condition at Sharp Memorial Hospital in San Diego, said Capt. Mark Neuhart, a Navy spokesman. Smith hit the stadium floor at about 20 m.p.h. when his chute malfunctioned.
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December 31, 1994 | ELLIOTT ALMOND
Jeffrey Smith of the Navy's Leap Frog parachute team suffered a broken back when he crash-landed during pregame ceremonies Friday night at the Thrifty Car Rental Holiday Bowl at San Diego Jack Murphy Stadium. Smith, a petty officer first class from the Naval Amphibious Base at Coronado, was in stable condition at Sharp Memorial Hospital in San Diego, said Capt. Mark Neuhart, a Navy spokesman. Smith hit the stadium floor at about 20 m.p.h. when his chute malfunctioned.
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December 5, 1994 | Associated Press
An off-duty San Diego police officer who was a regular sky diver fell to his death when his parachute did not open during a weekend jump over Otay Mesa, authorities said. The victim, whose name was not released, was identified as a 32-year-old San Diego police officer, a seven-year veteran of the department, police spokesman Bill Robinson said. The sky diver fell into a parking lot. A sky-diving plane operator said the man was a regular. His death was under investigation.
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