Man suffers broken leg after hard landing at Skydive Sebastian


SEBASTIAN — A skydiver continues to recover in the hospital after he fractured his leg during a hard landing at Skydive Sebastian on Sunday, fire rescue officials said.

The incident happened at 12:32 p.m. at the 7-acre-plus facility located at 400 Airport Drive West, Indian River County Fire Rescue Battalion Chief Steve Greer said. Skydive Sebastian is located on the northwest side of the Sebastian-Roseland Municipal Airport.

The man struck the ground during the landing. He was flown to HCA Florida Lawnwood Hospital in Fort Pierce with non-life threatening injuries, Greer said.

An update on the man’s condition was not immediately available.

No further details were immediately available.

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