BARRE, N.Y. – Authorities say a skydiver who bungled the landing on a roughly 10,000-foot nighttime jump was flown to a hospital but ended up with little more than a broken nose.
The Orleans County sheriff's office says Kristin M. Adduci was knocked unconscious as she hit the ground around 10 p.m. Saturday at the Pine Hill Airport in Barre, which is about 30 miles east of Rochester.
Rochester Skydivers manager D.C. Cordaro says Adduci overshot her landing area by about 50 feet and came down hard in an adjoining field. Cordaro says the 33-year-old Buffalo lawyer broke her nose but was doing well Sunday, after being treated at a hospital.
He says she'd made about 75 previous jumps. Nighttime jumps are required for some levels of skydiving licenses.