Dwyer & Coogan

WGN Highlights Indoor Skydiving Risks
News investigation featured our own Jim Coogan identifying legal issues for the recreational activity.
Originally airing on November 26, 2019 during the WGN News at 9, WGN reporter Meghan Dwyer profiled the safety risks of iFly Indoor Skydiving. The piece examined some of the injury risk facing participants in the skydiving simulator. As shown in the video attached to the article, the company simulates free falling with a grated floor over a giant fan. Participants step inside a glass tube that funnels the air upwards.
Consumers have reported several shoulder injuries resulting from the activity.
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