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    First-time skydiver falls to her death

    STERLING, Ohio (AP) -- A first-time skydiver slipped from her harness during a jump Saturday and fell to her death, authorities said.

    Ellen Ann McWilliams, 44, of West Chester, Pennsylvania, was participating in a tandem jump, her first with the AerOhio Skydiving school near Sterling, about 40 miles south of Cleveland, according to the Wayne County Sheriff's Office.

    During tandem jumps, a novice skydiver is harnessed to the chest of an experienced jumper. When the parachute is deployed, the experienced skydiver guides the team to the ground.

    A preliminary investigation by the sheriff's office indicated the woman slipped from the harness after the parachute opened.

    It is not known how far the woman fell, and the sheriff's office did not release any further details.

    A message seeking comment was left Saturday night at AerOhio Skydiving.
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    That is why is will never sky dive!
    Just go for it!

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    ah fuck... I thought I was in NON!!! I got too many windows open... Can someone move when ya have a chance...?

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    Sky dieing is dangerous!

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    I too never have understood the desire to bail out of a perfectly good airplane.

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    Apperently they will reimburse her ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ted Van Halen
    I too never have understood the desire to bail out of a perfectly good airplane.

    Ted
    Me neither. If the plane is crashing, then my ass will be the first out of the plane, but otherwise, I am staying seated!
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    Ive always wanted to sky dive..but i just happen to know, it will be the last thing i do..because i know..my chute wont open..or now, i'll slip out of it after it opens.

    that sucks, i have lots of family & friends in west chester..
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    It is awesome.

    Closest thing to actually flying (Superman style) one can be.
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    With my notoriously bad luck, there'd be NO WAY IN HELL I'd even attempt to skydive...

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    Same here. I can't afford those kinds of risks what with kids and all.

    That poor lady. You just never know do you.
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    A good mate of mine once tandem skydived and found out about a year later that his tandem-instructor partner had died due to a malfunction in the harness or parachute.
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