Woman injured after parachute incident near Shotton Airfield

Shotton Airfield. Copyright Google Maps.
Shotton Airfield. Copyright Google Maps.

A woman has been seriously injured following a parachuting accident.

Emergency services including the Great North Air Ambulance were called to an area near Shotton Airfield at 4pm today.

A spokesman for Durham Police confirmed that officers were called to Peterlee Parachute Centre to deal with an incident involving a female parachutist and that inquiries are ongoing.