A skydiver fell to his death near the Wanaka Airport about
The 38-year-old man, who was an Italian national, died while
filming a paid tandem skydive.
It appeared the skydiver had difficulties with both his main
and reserve parachutes, and died when he hit the ground,
Several people who witnessed the incident have been offered
support and counselling.
The Civil Aviation Authority has been notified and will be