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How did Kobe Bryant’s Helicopter Crashed?

Kobe Bryant was one of the greatest basketball players in the world. He was also an internationally recognizable NBA superstar. Bryant was a ruthless basketball competitor. His famous name was “Black Mamba.” The reason for death was a helicopter crash that happened on Sunday outside Los Angeles. He was 41 years old.

 

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Gianna who is her daughter was also with him along with seven other people. The helicopter fell down “in a remote field” in Calabasas, Calif as stated by the Associated Press. Everyone who was in the helicopter was killed as stated by Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva. Including Bryant and his daughter crash claimed the lives of Sarah Chester, Payton Chester, Alyssa Altobelli, Keri Altobelli, John Altobelli, Christina Mauser, and the helicopter’s pilot, Ara Zobayan. Blunt force trauma was the cause of death of all people in the helicopter according to the coroner’s office.
The pilot said that he was trying to fly higher to avoid a layer of clouds. After that message air traffic controllers lost track of the helicopter as told by the federal investigators on Monday. Jennifer Homendy who is a member of NTSB said that the Information shows that the helicopter descended swiftly before it crashed. Initially, the aircraft missed the top of the hill by 20 to 30 feet. Homendy told that the falling rate for the helicopter was over 2,000 feet per minute which is a very steeper descent at such speed.

 

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A private funeral was set for Bryant and his daughter on February 7, 2020. They were honoured in a memorial service on February 24 at Staples Center. Beyoncé and Alicia Keys were also present who gave musical tributes to them. Jordan, Shaq and Vanessa Bryant were among those who shared emotional recollections of the basketball player.

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