OTTAWA: A Canadian rapper died after falling from the wing of a flying airplane he was strolling on throughout a music video shoot, his administration group mentioned.
Jon James, 33, died immediately within the “wing-walking” accident in Vernon, British Columbia, on Saturday, in keeping with a press release.
“He had skilled intensely for this stunt however as Jon received additional out onto the wing of the airplane, it prompted the small Cessna to enter a downward spiral that the pilot couldn’t appropriate,” mentioned the assertion, revealed alongside a web-based fundraiser to boost cash for funeral prices and to launch James’s new music.
“Jon held onto the wing till it was too late, and by the point he let go, he didn’t have time to drag his chute.”
James had additionally loved success as a aggressive freeskier and was recognized for finishing up excessive stunts.
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police confirmed they responded to “the sudden demise of a parachuter” on Saturday night.
CTV reported the airplane and its pilot landed safely.