Mum-of-eight eight dies in freak skydiving accident for 50th birthday

Mum-of-eight eight dies in freak skydiving accident for 50th birthday

Police in Australia have confirmed that three people have died following a skydiving accident.

The victims - two men in their 30s and a woman in her 50s - were taking part in a jump at Mission Beach in Queensland.

One of the bodies was found by a resident in their back garden after the accident when he fell to the ground.

Two other bodies were then found in a nearby tree.

In a statement issued this evening, Skydive Australia said it had suspended operations at Mission Beach following the tragedy.

The company operating the dives, Skydive Australia, released a statement on Friday offering its "deepest sympathies and heartfelt condolences" to the families of the deceased and to the local skydiving community.

"I watched it unfold".

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A witness told The Cairns Post that "one chute was tangled and it wasn't opening".

"I was just watching him in free fall until he went behind the trees, and that was the last I saw".

'It wasn't good to watch.

Paramedics and police were called to Mission Beach, a popular skydiving spot about 140km (87 miles) south of Cairns. "I had my heart in my mouth", he said.

There are believed to be two companies offering skydiving activities in Mission Beach, which is a 14km stretch of sand with four villages based along it.

Police and other agencies remain at the scene, with representatives from The Australian Parachute Federation also sent in from Brisbane to investigate.

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