The parachutist was taking part in Cockerham Gala.

Retired paramedic Chris Tomlin said "He tried to cover the procedure to untangle the chute and he was over Cockerham church when he must have realised how close to the ground he was. "He cut away the main chute and deployed his emergency chute but it looks like he was too close to the ground."

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Parachutist death

A parachutist has died after falling into a field in Lancashire.