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FAA Clears Skydiving Company In Teen’s Near Fatal Accident

The Federal Aviation Administration has cleared the skydiving company in an accident that nearly killed a 16-year-old Joshua resident in January.

06/10/2014

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Skydiving Accident Teen Talks About Fall, Returning To School

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.

CBS 11–03/21/2014

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Skydiving Rules Changing Nationwide For Minors

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.

CBS 11–03/11/2014

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Teen Making “Miraculous Recovery” After Skydiving Fall

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.

CBS 11–02/03/2014

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Joshua Teen Released From Hospital After Skydiving Fall

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.

CBS 11–01/31/2014

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Few Regulations Govern Skydiving Industry

Skydiving provides an adrenaline rush like no other, but also comes with obvious risks.

CBS 11–01/28/2014

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Joshua Teen Recovering From 3500 Ft. Skydiving Fall

The sister of Makenzie Wethington says she is making remarkable progress, after a serious skydiving accident.

CBS 11–01/28/2014

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North Texas Teen Survives 3500 Ft. Skydiving Fall

A North Texas teenager is recovering in the hospital after falling 3500 feet in a skydiving accident.

01/28/2014