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Two die skydiving

Two die skydiving, two skydiver dead in a skydiving horrific accident in Florida Saturday. The dead skydivers, was an instructor and student, were said to be tourists from Iceland. After a long search, the bodies were recovered. Pasco County Sheriff's Department is investigating the cause of the parachutist's fatalities, according to a March 24 Reuters report. Skydiving, is the action sport of exiting an aircraft and returning to earth with the aid of gravity while using a parachute to slow down during the terminal part of the descent. It may or may not involve a certain amount of free-fall, a time during which the parachute has not been deployed and the body gradually accelerates to terminal velocity. The tragedy unfolded in Zephyrhills, a town approximately 30 miles northeast from Tampa. Sources say a group of 22 skydivers jumped from a plane separately Saturday morning, but only 20 were accounted for after their third rounds. This touched off a search for the jumpers that