had a close call while filming for The Expendables 3, but was saved by his swimming skills.
Co-star Sylvester Stallone, revealed that Statham, 47, who's a former diver, was driving a wagon when its brakes failed, after which he immediately leapt and plunged 60ft into the Black sea, the Mirror reported.
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The 68-year-old actor added that had there been someone else in the truck, they would have certainly not made it.
Statham, who's known to be a good at stunts, had competed for England in the 1990 Commonwealth Games in Auckland, New Zealand, before the 1998 film Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels.