A pre-dawn parachute exercise at Homestead Air Reserve base in southwest Miami-Dade left three people hurt, according to news accounts.
Details about what happened haven’t been released, but crews from Miami-Dade Fire Rescue were at the scene and taking victims to a hospital, WTVJ-Ch. 6 reported.
Sources told the station the parachutists were hurt during a training exercise called a “halo jump.”
The soldiers were part of the Army’s Golden Knights parachute demonstration team, the Miami Herald reported.
The team, based at Fort Bragg in North Carolina, spends winters at the base in Homestead, according to the paper.
A halo jump is a high-altitude military parachuting method used to deliver personnel, equipment or supplies from a transport aircraft.
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