Man dies when parachute malfunctions near Chester
CHESTER, S.C. (AP) — A Columbia man has died after his parachute malfunctioned during a jump in Chester County.
Deputy Coroner Tommy Williams says 65-year-old Wolfgang Langehans died at the scene Sunday afternoon. An autopsy was planned Monday.
Authorities say Langehans had jumped from a plane at 13,000 feet.
Authorities are still investigating what happened to Langehans' parachute.
Skydive Carolina said Langehans had made more than 5,500 jumps in 30 years of skydiving.
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