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2 skydivers die after landing on US building

September 29, 2014

BARNSTABLE, Massachusetts (AP) — Police say two skydivers have died after crashing into a building during a tandem jump in Massachusetts.

Barnstable police say the skydiving instructor and student died Sunday night, shortly after the crash near the Cape Cod Airfield.

Centerville Fire Capt. Sean Greene tells WBZ-TV that the pair landed on a building outside their designated landing area.

Barnstable police Sgt. David Myett tells the Boston Globe that it’s unclear whether the skydivers’ equipment malfunctioned. He says the district attorney’s office will investigate their deaths.

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