(Parachutist suffers fatal injuries)….The incident was reported Monday afternoon.
Public Affairs Officer at the Naval Air Facility, El Centro, Chief Anthony Koch, says details on the incident will be released later. What is known is that a Navy parachutist assigned to the West-coast based Naval Special Warfare command was participating in training over the Valley. He apparently fell out of the plane, landing near Clark and Willoughby Roads. He suffered fatal injuries. The incident is being investigated by the military. The victim’s name will reportedly be released with the next update.