Terrifying moment Brazil Army paratrooper, 33, crashes to ground while skydiving after she tried to perform low-altitude turn during training exercise: Veteran officer dies from injuries
- Brazilian Army sergeant Bruna Ploner died while skydiving in at the National Skydiving Center in São Paulo on Sunday
- The 33-year-old was recording a parachutist when she tried to do a low-altitude move and crashed to the ground
- Ploner still had vital signals and was taken to a local hospital, where died as a result of the injuries she suffered
- She was also a member of the Army’s Os Cometas parachuting team
Horrifying security camera footage captured an Army paratrooper’s fall while she was reportedly ‘filming a parachutist’ before she died at a hospital in southeastern Brazil.
Bruna Ploner, 33, was attempting to make a low-altitude landing maneuver when she crashed to the ground at the National Skydiving Center in Boituva, São Paulo, on Sunday, according to Folha UOL news outlet.
‘The victim was filming another parachutist when, at the time of landing, she collided with the ground suffering injuries,’ the Civil Police said in a report that was obtained by the Folha UOL.
Surveillance camera footage captured the moment Army paratrooper, sergeant Bruna Ploner, crashed landed while skydiving in São Paulo, Brazil, on Sunday. The 33-year-old was still alive when paramedics reached her at the National Skydiving Center and rushed her to a local hospital, where she died from the injuries suffered
Army sergeant Bruna Ploner was a member of the Brazilian Army’s Os Cometas parachuting team
The surveillance video shows Ploner slamming to ground at the skydiving facility.
The force of the landing made her slide several yards across the field before coming to a full stop.
The military sergeant was still alive while she was being tended to by the fire department.
She was rushed to São Luiz Municipal Hospital, where she was declared dead due to the trauma injuries she suffered.
Bruna Ploner, a member of the Brazilian Army’s parachuting team, died while skydiving Sunday
Footage from a security camera at the National Skydiving Center in São Paulo, Brazil, shows the moment Army sergeant Bruna Ploner is dragged across the ground by her parachute after she suffered a hard fall while skydiving
Bruna Ploner (left) lies on the ground after suffering a hard fall while landing after skydiving in São Paulo, Brazil
Ploner was a member of Os Cometas, the Army’s parachuting team.
‘The Cometas team extends its solidarity to friends and family for this irreparable loss and we pray that God can comfort them in this moment of great pain,’ the Army team said in a statement.
The São Paulo Secretariat of Public Security is investigating the incident as a suspicious death.