A man who died in a skydiving accident in Peterborough is thought to be 53-year-old wine merchant Patrick Sandeman from London.
He died after colliding with another skydiver at Sibson Airfield on Saturday.
Friends and colleagues have paid tribute to him on the ITV London website.
One man has died and another has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after a skydiving accident in Peterborough. It happened at the Sibson aerodrome, yesterday afternoon.
This is the parachute landing area at Sibson Aerodrome, near Peterborough in Cambridgeshire, where one man died and another man was seriously injured after they collided while skydiving.
– East of England Ambulance Service
“All emergency crews worked very hard together to try to save the life of one of the men involved but despite the best efforts of crews he was sadly pronounced dead at the scene. Our sincerest condolences go out to his family and loved ones. We wish the second casualty all the best for a good recovery.”
The man who died is thought to be in his early 50s.
The other man, reportedly in his 20s, suffered spinal and leg injuries and was taken to Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge.
An investigation into the accident is underway.
A man has died and another has been seriously injured after a skydiving accident in Cambridgeshire yesterday (22 September).
It is believed that the two men collided during a parachute jump at Sibson airfield near Peterborough.
More to follow.