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‘How much’ is ‘too much’? Canadian rapper died after failed stunt

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A Canadian Rapper, Jon James McMurray while shooting his music video, fell to death as he walked along the wing of Cessna plane in Vernon, British Columbia.

McMurray, 34, died instantly after falling from a flying plane as he walked on the wing and caused the plane to spiral downwards, as per media reports. “He tried but failed to open his parachute as he held on to the aircraft for too long”, his manager, Ryan Desrochers informed of the incident.

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“He had trained intensely for this stunt but 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 couldn’t correct,” said Desrochers.” “Jon held onto the wing until it was too late, and by the time he let go, he didn’t have time to pull his chute,” added the manager.

McMurray’s manager initiated an online fundraiser to raise money for funeral costs and to release James’s new music.

The rapper‘s passion for music videos and sports went hand-in-hand. Previously, in a shoot of his song, “The Man” he had jumped out of a plane. His Instagram account has a lot of videos of his stunts.

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He had also enjoyed success as a competitive freeskier, but this time, he couldn’t manage to keep his balance. The pilot was reportedly able to regain control and landed the plane safely.

In the era of social media and technology, nothing done seems to be good enough. The more adventurous a thing is more attention it will grab. This trend has led to a new drift of people performing life-threatening things knowing it could take their life.

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Hundreds of people have lost their lives to selfies they tried to take to show the world they dared they could. But if not death, when and WHERE it is ever going to stop?