Parachutist hurt on landing at Palatka airport

Published On: Jan 20 2014 02:49:28 PM EST

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.


The views expressed below are not those of News4Jax or its affiliated companies. By clicking on "Post," you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and your comment is in compliance with such terms. Readers, please help keep this discussion respectful and on topic by flagging comments that are offensive or inappropriate (hover over the commenter's name and you'll see the flag option appear on right side of that line). And remember, respect goes both ways: Tolerance of others' opinions is important in a free discourse. If you're easily offended by strong opinions, you might skip reading comments entirely.

blog comments powered by Disqus