‘James Bond’ Skydiver Mark Sutton Dies in Alps Accident | Wingsuit Pilot Dies in Alps, Switzerland

Posted on 08. Nov, 2016 by in Wingsuiting

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The British skydiver who parachuted into the 2012 Olympic Stadium dressed as James Bond has been killed in an accident.
Mark Sutton, 41, died yesterday after crashing into a mountain near Martigny in the Swiss Alps.

He had been invited to take part in an event with 19 other wingsuit pilots, which involved being filmed jumping from helicopters.

Wingsuits are special jump suits which increase the surface area of the body and act like a parachute wing, allowing users to glide through the air at high speeds.

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