Technical Sergeant David A. Atkinson 31, of Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, died approximately 8 p.m. Monday, 22 July 1991 during an airborne training exercise at Hurlburt Field near Fort Walton Beach, Florida. Atkinson was performing a "high-opening" parachute jump from about 12,500 feet. Atkinson was a member of the 123rd Tactical Airlift Wing Combat Control Team of the Kentucky Air National Guard.
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