News World News

Monday 26 September 2016

Rock musician dies in Romanian powered paraglider accident

Published 11/07/2016 | 13:21

The man played guitar with Romanian band The R.O.C.K.
The man played guitar with Romanian band The R.O.C.K.

A Russian rock musician has died after his powered paraglider plunged into a lake south of Bucharest, Romania.

  • Go To

The man, identified as Nik Baydin, a Russian who plays with Romanian band The R.O.C.K, died on Sunday evening after the flying apparatus, known as a paramotor, fell into a lake near the village of Comana.

Medics tried to resuscitate him for one hour, but failed. The Romanian pilot was transported to a hospital to be treated for his injuries.

Baydin, a vocalist and guitarist for the band, lived in Bucharest, and the group had staged a concert there on Friday.

Fans have been called to gather to remember Baydin on Monday evening in Bucharest. He is survived by his British wife, Fern Baydin.

AP

Press Association

Read More

Promoted articles

Editors Choice

Also in World News