It has been confirmed that 38-year-old model and actress Jung In Ah has tragically passed away due to a skydiving accident.
Her body was found on 16th June, 3 days after she went missing while taking part in skydiving training in Goheung, South Jeolla Province. It was said that she had been receiving training for a year now to film skydiving scenes for an upcoming movie. On 13th June, she was practicing skydiving when the weather conditions turned bad.
Various sources, including the South Korean police, confirmed that her parachute deployed properly but she was unable to make a proper landing. Her body was found floating inthe sea, tangled up with her parachute. News of her body being found was released by the local fire and rescue department.
Born Jung Hye Young, she studied at Seoul National University graduate school and was said to be a brainy student. The model-turned-actress made appearances in sitcoms and was known to posses yoga and pilates certifications.
A true fitness fan, she was also a fitness trainer, an avid scuba diver, and a horseback rider. She was best known for her appearance in the MBC sitcom, “The Secret of Keu Keu Island”.The plot was about a group of colleagues who got stranded on a deserted island for 180 days.
Jung In Ah had kept her fans updated about her skydiving adventures with post on her social media accounts.
Her funeral is set to be held in Incheon, and the procession will take place on 19th June at 6am.
Our hearts go out to her family, friends, fans, and loved ones. May she rest in peace.