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Investigation Team Looking into All Possibilities

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Investigators will be trying to piece together what exactly happened, in the moments before two skydivers plunged to their deaths at Wilton.

Police have been told the instructor aged in his 60's had made 10,000 jumps over his 30 year career.

He was diving in tandem with a Singaporean man aged in his 20's, however moments later the pair were found dead in the driveway of a home at Wilton after their shute failed to open.

The incident took place 2pm on Saturday and is the first fatality the Sydney Skydivers have had involving a first orientation tandem skydive

A seven year girl has had to be counselled after seeing the bodies.

The Telegraph reports all skydives were cancelled yesterday out of respect for the men.