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Skydiver Dies After 'Parachute Failure'
A 56-year-old man has died after his parachute apparently failed to open during a skydive.
The accident happened at Strathallan Airfield near the town of Auchterarder in Perthshire.
Police were called to the scene yesterday shortly after 1pm.
A Tayside police spokesman said an investigation was under way.
"Relevant inquiries are ongoing into the incident and as with all unexpected deaths, a report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal," he said.
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