Staff sergeant dies in parachute jump at Edwards Air Force Base

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MOJAVE, Calif. (KGET) — A staff sergeant died during a parachute jump at Edwards Air Force Base, officials reported.

Adam Erickson died Tuesday in a routine military proficiency jump, according to base officials.

“We are deeply saddened by this tragic loss,” said Brig. Gen. E. John Teichert, commander, 412th Test Wing. “Adam touched many lives during his time here and our hearts and prayers go out to his family, friends and co-workers.”

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