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Man injured in skydiving accident near Rose Hill, authorities say

  • The Wichita Eagle
  • Published Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, at 7:30 p.m.

Authorities say a man suffered injuries in a skydiving accident Saturday evening at a Rose Hill-area airfield.

The accident was reported before 7 p.m. at Cook Airfield, 7015 S. 143rd St. East, a Sedgwick County dispatch supervisor said. The man was transported to Wesley Medical Center in critical condition, she said.

His age and the nature of his injuries were not immediately clear.

Reach Amy Renee Leiker at 316-268-6644 or aleiker@wichitaeagle.com. Follow her on Twitter: @amyreneeleiker.

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