Kim Byung Man Updates Fans On His Recovery After Skydiving Accident

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Kim Byung Man Updates Fans On His Recovery After Skydiving Accident
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Kim Byung Man Updates Fans On His Recovery After Skydiving Accident

Surgery, hospital, and emergency room are not words people usually associate with Kim Byung Man. Afterall, the 160-centimeter (approximately 5 feet 2 inches) tall comedian and stuntman has eight black belts for various martial arts and has even tried his hand at figure skating!

Earlier this month, Kim Byung Man received surgery in the United States for a spinal fracture injury which he sustained in a skying diving accident. The comedian was participating in a training exercise to receive a skydiving license for the upcoming Korean International Skydiving Competition. The accident was caused by a sudden change in wind direction as Kim Byung Man was landing. Thankfully, Kim Byung Man prevented further injury as he bent his legs the moment of impact, a skill acquired in his years of martial arts training.

Comedian Kim Byung-man Injured in Skydiving Accident in U.S.
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Comedian Kim Byung-man Injured in Skydiving Accident in U.S.

Comedian Kim Byung-man suffered a spinal fracture while skydiving in the U.S.

Kim's agency said on Friday that he was involved in an accident while training for a skydiving license to represent Korea. "He was injured due to a sudden change of wind direction as he was landing", the agency said.

Lifeguards and U.K. military personnel on the scene gave Kim first aid to prevent further damage, and he was taken to a hospital. An examination revealed a spinal fracture but no nerve damage.

Super Junior's Heechul comforts fans after his car accident
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Super Junior's Heechul comforts fans after his car accident

Super Junior's Heechul made sure to comfort fans after his car accident.

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On April 27, Heechul was involved in a 5-car collision on his way to filming 'A Hyung I Know', but did not suffer any major injuries. He posted the photo above on Instagram along with the message, "Always put on your seat belt. That's why I wasn't hurt. Due to my manager's cyber formula level reaction, we were able to avoid a major accident."

Super Juniors Kim Heechul Reassures Fans Of His Status After Minor Car Accident
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Super Juniors Kim Heechul Reassures Fans Of His Status After Minor Car Accident

Knowing that fans would be worried after news broke that he was involved in a minor car accident, Super Juniors Kim Heechul took to Instagram to reassure them that he was okay.

The idol put up a fun photo with his caption, Please wear a seatbelt. Thats why I didnt get hurt today. We were able to avoid a big accident because my manager was quick on his feet.

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A post shared by Kim Hee Chul (@kimheenim) on Apr 27, 2017 at 4:53am PDT

Heechul Was Involved In A Car Accident But Sent Message To Fans To Not Worry
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Heechul Was Involved In A Car Accident But Sent Message To Fans To Not Worry

Sad news came from Heechul Super Junior. On his way of filming "Ask Us Anything," he was involved in a minor car accident. But as the accident was minor, he decided to keep on filming the show.

The accident happened on Apr. 27 when Heechul was on his way to shoot "Ask Us Anything." It was said that the accident was minor and Heechul insisted to leave early and continued to his direction to shoot the show. Meanwhile, his manager stayed on site to clear up the situation, Soompireported.

Kim Heechul insisted that he was fine and kept on shooting the program. Yet, he might get injured from the accident. Thus, SM Entertainment released their official statement, saying that he would be visiting the hospital after the shoot ended.