The Federal Aviation Administration has cleared the skydiving company in an accident that nearly killed a 16-year-old Joshua resident in January.
Less than two months after a terrifying skydiving mishap, a North Texas teenager is walking and ready to go back to school. Makenzie Wethington, 16, was skydiving in Oklahoma on January 25 when her parachute didn’t open correctly.
The U.S. Parachute Association will increase the minimum age for first-time skydivers nationwide to 18 years starting May 1, replacing a provision that allowed younger teens to jump with parental consent.
A 16-year-old North Texas girl who plummeted more than 3,000 feet to the ground in an Oklahoma skydiving accident walked with assistance Monday and is expected to fully recover, her doctor said Monday.
The Joshua teenager badly hurt when she plummeted 3500 feet to the ground in skydiving attempt is returning to North Texas less than a week after the accident.
Skydiving provides an adrenaline rush like no other, but also comes with obvious risks.
The sister of Makenzie Wethington says she is making remarkable progress, after a serious skydiving accident.
A North Texas teenager is recovering in the hospital after falling 3500 feet in a skydiving accident.