Saturday, August 17, 2013

British wingsuit parachuter killed in Swiss Alps...

Stuntman dies in Alps accident
Photo: AP British stuntman Mark Sutton, parachuting into the Olympic Stadium, dressed as James Bond, during the Olympic Games 2012 Opening Ceremony. The British stuntman who parachuted into the London Olympics opening ceremony as James Bond has been killed in an accident in the Swiss Alps while flying a special wing suit. Online extreme sports broadcaster Epic TV says Mark Sutton died during a gathering it had organized involving 20 wing suit pilots who were being filmed as they jumped from helicopters. Swiss police confirmed that a 42-year-old Briton died Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, in a fall near Trient in the Valais region.
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