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Empty parachutes land in Mercury carpark, North Beach after jumps go wrong

Marlene Even
Nadine Morton
Updated October 2 2023 - 6:46pm, first published 2:02pm

Two tandem skydives have gone wrong in the air over Wollongong, with mid-air emergencies forcing instructors to cut away the main parachutes.

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Marlene Even

Marlene Even

Journalist

National video journalist at Australian Community Media. Previously a cadet journalist at the Illawarra Mercury and a radio and podcast host at 2SER Radio. Story tips? marlene.even@austcommunitymedia.com.au

Nadine Morton

Nadine Morton

Senior journalist

Nadine Morton covers emergency services and breaking news for the Illawarra Mercury. She takes pride in regional journalism which she believes is crucial to informing our towns and cities. Have a story? Email her at nadine.morton@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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