GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Skydiving Accidents Statistics: Market Report & Data

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"Around 11% of skydiving fatalities occur during the landing phase."

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"In the U.S., the annual fatality count for skydiving was 15 in 2019."

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"Approximately 13% of fatalities happen due to the malfunction of the main parachute."

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"The United States had 729 skydiving accidents in 2020 that resulted in hospitalization."

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"Average age of a person involved in a fatal skydiving accident is 36 years."

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"Around 21% of skydiving fatalities in the U.S. are due to a failure to maintain separation with other jumpers."

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"Approximately 10% of skydiving fatalities are related to "no pull/low pull" issues."

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"There are also cases, about 3%, where the parachute did not deploy."

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"Over 10% of skydiving fatalities happen during formation flying."

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"About 2% of fatal skydiving accidents in the US are due to equipment problems."

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"30% of U.S. fatal skydiving accidents between 1991 and 2001 involved veteran jumpers with over 1,000 jumps."

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"Every year roughly 500,000 people in the United States experience a skydiving jump."

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"Over twice as number of people are injured in a car accident driving to the airport compared to skydiving out of a plane."

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"In a year in the US, there is an average of roughly 1 injury out of 1,536 skydives."

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"There is less than 1 death per 100,000 jumps among sports parachutists."

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"Experienced skydivers make up for approximately 70% of the injuries."

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