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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Parachutist Body Found

MOSCOW () -- The body of a parachutist missing after fierce winds ripped through a training ground in the Russian Far East has been found, Itar-Tass said Monday.


Four parachutists were killed and three are still missing after the winds swept them into the Pacific Ocean last week while training for an upcoming festival in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky on Saturday.


Two others were injured.


A group of 17 Russian military and civilian parachutists had been training when the wind suddenly picked up to 54 kilometers an hour.