A man attempting to parachute off the Maryland Public Television tower in Crownsville, Md., was injured after his chute didn't properly open, reports local ABC station WJLA. Robert Scott Morgan, 25, of Fairfax, Va., was hospitalized. Morgan and Sean Michael Bullington, 34, of Draper, Utah, were charged with trespassing.
This was the second BASE (buildings, antennas, spans and earth) jump incident recently in the area. Five persons were charged with trespassing at WETA's radio tower in Arlington, Va., Dec. 14.