Canadian rapper dies after falling off plane's wing during video shoot

WION Web Team Canada Oct 24, 2018, 01.19 PM(IST)

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McMurray passed away after he fell from the wing of a flying plane on which he was walking for the video shoot.

A 34-year-old Canadian rapper Jon James McMurray, popular for carrying out extreme stunts died while filming a video on a plane.

McMurray passed away after he fell from the wing of a flying plane on which he was walking for the video shoot.

A report cited McMurray's manager as saying that the rapper was trained "intensively" for the stunt. McMurray also held the wing of the plane for a considerable time. He, however, could not get enough time to open the parachute.

McMurry fell and died as he lost the grip of the plane. 

A statement released from his management team read, "Jon held onto the wing.. By the time he let go, he didn't have time to pull his parachute".