One dead and one injured in skydiving crash

A person has died and a second has life-threatening injuries following a skydiving crash in Torquay this afternoon.

The pair were doing a tandem jump when they got into difficulty and crash-landed in a paddock on Fischer Street shortly before 1pm.

One person died at the scene while the other has been airlifted to hospital in a critical condition.

Police will prepare a report for the coroner.

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