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Man leaps from plane, dies

City man didn’t wear parachute

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A Schenectady man died Saturday after he jumped from a skydiving plane without a parachute and struck the roof of a town residence. State police said Sloan Carafello, 29, of State Street, was aboard a small plane operated by the Duanesburg Skydiving Club along with an instructor, two skydivers and pilot Bob Rawlins. “It wasn’t an accident,” said Rawlins, also a Duanesburg Skydiving Club director. “He committed suicide.” State police are continuing their investigation but ...


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