Strathallan Airfield: Skydiver, 56, dies after parachute fails to open during jump

Skydiver, 56, dies after parachute fails to open during jump at Scottish airfield
Victim named as experienced skydiver David Ball from EdinburghCause unknown but 'too low' theory being probedSite has had a number of incidents in recent yearsFatal accident at Strathallan airfield in Perthshire yesterday

, is David Ball, 56, from the Barnton area of Edinburgh.

'Enquiries are continuing today with the assistance from representatives of the British Parachute Association. As with all sudden deaths, a full report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.'

A skydiver has died after his parachute failed to open during a jump from Strathallan airfield in Perthshire, Scotland (file picture)

A skydiver has died after his parachute failed to open during a jump from Strathallan airfield in Perthshire, Scotland (file picture)