Ellie Goulding has revealed she almost drowned during a recent visit to Norway. The Anything Could Happen singer was travelling across a frozen lake when the ice cracked, submerging the vehicle into the water and leaving her just moments away from plunging into the -30°C water.
Sharing a photo of the vehicle sinking into the lake, Ellie wrote: "Throwback to a few weeks ago when myself and @conormcdphoto nearly ended up in -30... Note to self don't drive a BV206 over a frozen lake."
Ellie Goulding revealed she had a lucky escape after her vehicle sunk into a lake
The 29-year-old was travelling with her tour photographer Conor McDonnell during her recent European tour when the incident happened. The photographer also recalled the pair's lucky escape on his own Instagram account, telling his followers that they weren't originally planning on sharing the story.
"So me and @elliegoulding weren't going to post about this but we decided that it's too mad a story not to tell," he wrote. "This photo is from when we were in Norway a few weeks ago - That moment when you're in -25 in the middle of nowhere in Norway in the pitch black and your belt wagon crashes through the ice in the middle of a lake and you have to emergency evacuate through the roof."
He continued to say that while his first thought was to panic, his second was to take photos.
Ellie is currently on her European tour
"We were in the front cabin. That is pretty much under water in this photo. A few minutes later it was all completely gone under the water and ice for good."
The pair's remarkable story sparked concern from fans, who commented: "Thank God you're ok!"
Thankfully Ellie and Conor were unharmed following the incident, and the singer has since resumed her European tour in Germany.