Skydiver critically injured in West Auckland

A man in his 30s has been flown to hospital in a critical condition after a skydiving accident in West Auckland.

An Auckland Westpac Rescue Helicopter crew prepares to airlift a man in his 30s to hospital following a skydiving incident in Parakai, West Auckland. Source: Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust

Emergency services were called to Green Road, in Parakai, shortly after 10am, a police spokesperson told 1 NEWS.

Skydive Auckland chief executive Tony Green told 1 NEWS the skydiver had a "hard landing". 

There are no signs of a fault in the parachute at this stage.

It’s unclear whether the skydiver crashed or suffered a medical event.

An investigation is now underway to determine the cause of the incident.