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Red Lion parachutist stretchered off during National Day Parade after incident at landing

A Red Lion parachutist landed badly at the National Day Parade 2022.

A Red Lion parachutist landed badly at the National Day Parade 2022.

A member of the Red Lions parachute team was stretchered off from the Marina Bay Floating Platform after an incident at his landing during the National Day Parade (Aug 9).

Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen in an update on 3rd Warrant Officer Jeffrey Heng's condition in a Facebook post about an hour after the incident said that he is currently stable, alert and conscious, and is receiving medical attention.

"Let's all wish Jeffrey a quick recovery," he wrote. 

Early on during the parade at about 6.10pm, the skydiver, who skidded instead of landing on his feet, fell upon touching down and was entangled in his parachute. 
 
He was the last of 10 parachutists to land during the 57th National Day Parade.
 
Spectators at the parade went noticeably quiet during his landing. Medics then rushed out to carry him off the platform on a stretcher.
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