Richard Sheffield Dies: World famous skydiver Richard Sheffield has died in an accident. His age was 55 years. The incident happened when he was skydiving at a Tennessee high school football game on Friday. At this time hundreds of people were watching his skydiving, when he fell on the ground in which he died.
Richard Sheffield was a member of the Washington County skydiving team in Tennessee. The same team was hired to perform before a football game in school. Sheffield and his skydiving team were hired to demonstrate a stunt landing at the annual football sporting event in Washington County, but they failed to perform the stunt and crashed into the back ground. He was then taken to a nearby hospital, where he was declared brought dead.
There was an uproar as soon as Richard fell to the ground
According to the report of the New York Post, as soon as fans learned that Richard had been a victim of the accident, there was an outcry. It has been told that when Richard was going to land, his speed was very high and at this speed he fell on the ground. According to the same report, Richard was part of a group of paratroopers. This group entertains their fans before the school’s Musket Bowl. Richard had done this more than 1500 times.
Richard’s landing was not normal
Regarding this, his group says that this landing was not normal. The group has said that their parachute and dive was nothing extraordinary. It is said that his parachute was deployed there after the incident. The group says that he was an experienced diver. With decades of experience, he was a respected member of the skydiving community. There is an atmosphere of sadness in the whole group on his death.
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