Parachutist hurt on landing at Palatka airport

Published On: Jan 20 2014 02:49:28 PM EST
PALATKA, Fla. -

A parachutist was hospitalized at UF Health in Gainesville after a mishap at Kay Larkin Airport in Palatka on Monday.

Airport officials say the woman glided into the fence surrounding the airport’s perimeter just after 1 p.m. and suffered leg injuries.

She was flown to Gainesville by Trauma One.  Her name and condition were not released.

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