ELLINGTON, Conn. (CBS Connecticut)  A Springfield, Massachusetts man died following a parachuting accident at Ellington Airport Sunday morning.  State police say 62-year old James Hansmann was seriously injured during a hard landing while parachuting.  Hansmann was treated by emergency personnel at the scene and taken by Lifestar helicopter to Hartford Hospital where he died.  State police say the parachute was functioning properly.


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