15 Jan '12, 4am

iFly Singapore instructor injured after failed manoeuvre #Singapore

An instructor at iFly Singapore, an indoor skydiving facility, fractured his right shin while demonstrating some high-speed manoeuvres to a class of beginner flyers on Saturday afternoon. Singaporean Scott Pereira, 24, was exhibiting some professional moves after the class but he did not manage to complete a manoeuvre and instead landed hard on the safety net. A spokesperson for iFly Singapore told Yahoo! Singapore that instructors will usually perform professional stunts after each class at a high speed of 240km/h. This is much faster than the 120km/h speed meant for beginners. Pereira, who has been working at the facility for over a year, was taken to the Singapore General Hospital and is under stable condition. In line with standard operating procedures, the spokesperson said that the facility was closed down shortly after the incident, and it notified the Building and ...

Full article: http://sg.news.yahoo.com/ifly-singapore-instructor-injure...

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