The skydiver who died after a mid-air collision with another parachutist near Peterborough was one of the country's leading wine merchants.
Patrick Sandeman, 53, is thought to have collided with another man about 50 feet above the ground, causing his parachute to collapse.
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.
Cambridgeshire Police said that the man who died was in his early 50s. The other man is in his 20s.
The Peterborough Telegraph newspaper said the dead man was 53 and from London while the survivor is 28 and from France.
They reportedly collided about 50 feet above the ground.
Inspector Kate Scott at Cambridgeshire police said officers were called to the scene of the skydiving collision near Peterborough at 3.42pm by the ambulance service to "reports of a mid air collision involving two parachutists".
– Inspector Kate Scott at Cambridgeshire police
The incident is being investigated by the British Parachute Association.
– East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust spokeswoman
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.
One man has died and another is in a serious condition after they crashed while skydiving, the ambulance service has said.
Emergency services went to Sibson, near Peterborough, just after 3.30pm on Saturday, the East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAST) said.
In spite of EEAST and air ambulance crews' efforts to save one man's life, he was pronounced dead at the scene, a spokeswoman said.
Another man, in his late 20s, suffered serious spine and leg injuries and was flown to Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge, where he arrived in a serious but stable condition.
One man has died and another is in a serious condition after they collided while skydiving on Saturday near Peterborough, the East of England Ambulance Service has said.