Boy In Serious But Stable Condition & Man Dead After Skydive
*UPDATE: "He is now in a serious but stable condition," a hospital spokeswoman told AAP.
We previously reported:
A 14-year-old boy remains in a critical condition in a Sydney hospital after surviving a skydiving accident that killed his instructor.
A freak gust of wind is being blamed for the terrifying tandem skydive accident near Goulburn Airport on Saturday.
The instructor has been named by media as 44-year-old Tony Rokov.
It's believed he wrapped himself around the boy to save him.
They are believed to have fallen the last 20 metres of the dive.
A chief instructor, Yaakov Bokay, witnessed the pair descend and told journalists a gust of wind caused the fatal accident.
"Everything was perfect and a wind gust, a willy-willy, came up and collapsed the canopy and both dropped to the ground," Mr Bokay told Fairfax Media.
"This is a very sad day for us."
The teenager remains in the Sydney Children's Hospital.