Canadian Rapper Jon James McMurray Dies as Plane-Stunt Goes Wrong
Canadian rapper Jon James McMurray died while performing stunt on a plane (Photo Credits: Twitter/@BradyStrachan)

Toronto, October 23: Canadian Rapper Jon James McMurray died on October 20 while performing a stunt that involved rapping while standing on the wing of an aeroplane in flight. The 34-year-old rapper had been training "intensively" for months to perform the stunt. His management team in a statement said that as Jon got further out onto the wing of the plane, it caused the small Cessna to go into a downward spiral that the pilot could not correct. Bryce Dallas Howard Fainted While Filming a Stunt Scene in Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (Watch Video) 

The statement also added that Jon held onto the wing until it was too late, and by the time he let go, he did not have time to pull his chute, after which he died instantly.  The pilot landed the plane safely. McMurray was born in Calgary. He grew up skiing in the Rocky Mountains. McMurray was a professional skier, but after he suffered a back injury he took to music. America's Got Talent 2018: Trapeze Stunt Goes Horribly Wrong, Watch Shocking Video

He was passionate about making music videos while performing stunts. He had been preparing for the stunt for months. Rory Wayne Bushfield, a professional skier and friend of McMurray's expressed grief over the incident. He said that McMurray planned everything before performing the stunt. Meanwhile, the local police department, the Coroners office and the Transportation Safety Board are investigating the death.