Parachutist's stunt buddy sent out safety warning

The stunt parachutist who played the Queen to Mark Sutton's James Bond during the Olympic opening ceremony warned of the dangers of sky jumps yesterday:

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all you jumpers/flyers out there, stay safe, make wise choices and know your limits and your locations live to tell your stories one love

It is unclear if Gary Connery's message was sent before or after Mr Sutton's reported death.

Read: Stuntman Gary Connery jumps from 2,400ft without parachute

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Olympic 007 dies in Alps crash

Danny Boyle has led tributes after the death of a stuntman who parachuted as James Bond into the Olympic Stadium during London 2012's opening ceremony. Mark Sutton died in an accident in the Swiss Alps after apparently crashing into a mountain ridge.