Jan 24, 2018
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 Skydiver Killed After Colliding In Midair Identified In Perris CA A Skydiver who died on Monday following a midair collision with another parachutist and crashing onto a roof of a home was identified Tuesday as a 27 year old Canadian man. Aime- Jean St. Hilaire-Adam of Calgary was pronounced dead at 3:25 p.m. Monday, January 22, 2018 according to news release from the Riverside County Coroner's Office.
The incident took place in the 200 block of Caldera Street, near Goetz Road, just south of Perris Valley Airport.
According to news reports, Hilaire-Adam was taking part in a group jump from an airplane. The group used so-called "wingsuit" when he collided with another parachutist and knocked unconscious. The ripcord on his main chute was not pulled though his reserve chute deployed as he drew closer to the ground.
Report From Monday, January 22, 2018
Riverside County Fire
Incident Information Fact Sheet
Riverside County Fire Department in cooperation with CAL FIRE
Incident Name: Caldera Type of Incident: Medical Emergency – Trauma
Incident Address: 200 Block Caldera Street Incident Number: CA-RRU-11040
Community: Perris Date Reported: 1/22/2018 Time Reported: 2:56 PM
Fatalities: 1 Est. Containment Time: Est. Control Time:
(Recent updates are posted at the top of the Current Situation)
UPDATE 1/22/18 @ 3:32 p.m. – Firefighters have confirmed that the patient perished at the scene. Riverside County Sheriff's Department (RSO) is overseeing the incident. For further information please contact RSO. *The city location has been updated to Perris.* CAL FIRE/Riverside County Firefighters responded to a single report of a skydiver that went down on the roof of a residence, located at the 200 block of Caldera Street in Quail Valley. The first arriving engine company reported one patient on top of the roof of a residential structure. Firefighters on scene have requested a fire truck to assist with access to the roof. Updates will be posted as information becomes available. Resources Assigned Firefighters: 8 Utilities: No Law Enforcement: Yes Engine Companies: 1 Air Attack: No Truck Companies: 1 EMD: No Overhead Personnel: 1 American Red Cross: No Fire Investigator: No Public Information Officer: No Displaced Persons: No Ground: 1 Specialized Equipment: None,
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Our condolences to Aime-Jean’s family and friends!
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