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Stuntman who played James Bond during London 2012 Olympic ceremony dies in wing-diving accident

worldnews.nbcnews.com Published: August 15, 2013
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LONDON -- A stuntman who wowed crowds with his portrayal of James Bond during the London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony has been killed in a wing-diving accident, reports NBC News.



Mark Sutton, 42, crashed into a mountain ridge in the Swiss Alps, near Martigny, which is close to the French border.

Millions of people watched the former British army officer as he parachuted towards London's Olympic Stadium dressed as James Bond, alongside stuntman Gary Connery, who was dressed as Queen Elizabeth II.

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