Community Information Specialist
SKYDIVER INJURED IN HARD LANDING
DeLand Police and Fire responded at 9:14 a.m. Friday to the DeLand Municipal Airport to a report of a skydiver injured.
The skydiver was airlifted to Halifax Health Medical Center in Daytona Beach and the extent of injuries is unknown. The skydiver has been identified as Nikolay V. Likachev from Russia. His date of birth is 11/2/1976.
A preliminary investigation found that the skydiver had a hard landing with the parachute deployed.
Administrative offices: West Volusia 386-736-5961 Daytona Beach 386-254-4689 New Smyrna Beach 386-423-3352
Non-emergency dispatch numbers: DeLand 386-943-8276 Daytona Beach 386-239-8276 New Smyrna Beach 386-409-8276 Osteen 407-323-0151