Wallenda to fly over Niagara Falls today

Wallenda Stunt Preview

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. - The trapeze-artist wife of daredevil Nik Wallenda plans to hang from a helicopter as it flies over Niagara Falls today.

Erendira Wallenda discussed her plans with reporters Wednesday morning on the American side of the Falls.

Wallenda's stunt takes place on the fifth anniversary of her husband's televised 1,800-foot tightrope walk from the New York side of Niagara Falls into Canada.

Erendira Wallenda plans to hold on by her teeth as the helicopter carrying her flies high above the Falls.

Here's a rundown of the schedule for Thursday.  You can watch the whole event on Channel 2 and WGRZ.COM

  8:15am Opening Remarks at helicopter departure
  8:20am  Nik Wallenda Remarks-Event introduction
  8:30am  Helicopter Take-off 
  8:30 am  Stunt begins (stunt duration approximately 7 minutes)
  8:45am Landing - Seneca Parking Garage Roof
  9:00am Post Stunt Press Conference-Seneca Parking Garage Roof


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