The skydiver who stood in for Daniel Craig's James Bond during the London
Olympics opening ceremony was killed Wednesday while wing diving in Switzerland.
Mark Sutton, 41, a former officer in the Gurka Rifles, was one of a group of elite wing-divers invited to a three-day event, the Daily Mirror reported. He crashed into a ridge in the Alps near Martigny after jumping from a helicopter.
Sutton received international attention when he parachuted into the Olympic Stadium in London last year costumed as James Bond -- the Daniel Craig version -- and accompanied by a diver dressed as Queen Elizabeth II.
Gary Connery, who played the queen, sent a tweet in response to Sutton's death: "All you jumpers/flyers out there, stay safe, make wise choices and know your limits and your locations."
Wing diving or wingsuit diving involves wearing a special suit designed to have an expanded surface.
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