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Tuesday, September 27, 2022
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RED LION PARACHUTIST MEMBER IS IN STABLE CONDITION & NO SURGERY IS REQUIRED

This National Day Parade kicked off at about 5.30 pm yesterday evening at The Float @ Marina Bay, as the country celebrates its 57th birthday.

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One of the members of the Red Lions parachute team, 3rd Warrant Officer Jeffrey Heng (who has 1,150 jumps to his name), was seen in the broadcast parachuting into the parade when he crashed into the ground at the parade.

Audible gasps could be heard amongst the horrified audience, as the live stream of the NDP immediately cut to another shot of the parade.

He was later sent to the hospital for his injuries.

Recovering:

Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen posted on Facebook a photo of Heng who was smiling to the camera, the facebook post wrote:

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“Update on 3WO Jeffrey Heng. CDF and COA visited him, and we are glad to report that he is stable. Suffered some injuries due to the hard landing, but no surgery required. He will need time and some rehab, but full recovery is expected.”

Video of incident:

Background:

WO Heng was seen drifting into the parade on his parachute, as he inexplicably crashed and bounced off the ground.

He was immediately attended to by on-site medics before being carried away in a stretcher and rushed to the hospital.

At about 7.15 pm, the host and emcee of the parade, Joakim Gomez, provided an update on 3WO Heng’s condition, telling the viewers that he is currently stable and receiving medical attention at the hospital.

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