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Kobe’s Sisters Break Their Silence: ‘We Are Devastated’

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Getty Images Kobe and his sisters in 2009 The sisters of Kobe Bryant β€” Sharia Washington and Shaya Tabb β€”Β are speaking out for the first time since their brother’s tragic death Sunday in a Calabasas, California, helicopter crash that killed eight others, including their 13-year-old niece Gianna. People magazine reports the women released a statement […]

Makers of Kobe Bryant’s Helicopter Urge Customers to Add Warning System

Exclusive Getty/Backgrid Composite Sikorsky, the manufacturer of the helicopter that crashed with Kobe Bryant and 8 others, is actively taking steps to make sure other fliers of the S-76 add the critical system missing from Kobe’s chopper. The specific model flying Kobe was the S-76B and, as you know, the NTSB said it wasn’t equipped […]

Blac Chyna Claims Kylie Jenner Took Dream on Same Helicopter Kobe Used without Permission

Kylie Jenner once took Dream Kardashian for a ride on the same helicopter that crashed with Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna and seven other passengers inside — and Blac Chyna is making it clear she was not okay with it. On Monday night, Jenner shared a tribute to the nine lost in the crash on […]

NTSB Investigators Comb Through Kobe Bryant Helicopter Crash Site

Play video content NTSB A team of NTSB investigators is painstakingly sifting through the huge debris field where Kobe Bryant‘s helicopter crashed, and this video shows how difficult the job will be. The agency released this drone footage over the Calabasas hillside. You can see investigators rummaging through scattered parts of the Sikorsky S-76. Most […]

Kylie Jenner Frequently Flew In Kobe’s Helicopter, Rented for Dream

Kobe Bryant‘s fatal helicopter crash is hitting close to home for Kylie Jenner — she was a frequent-flier on that particular chopper, and even rented it for one of Dream‘s birthdays. Kylie just broke her silence on the tragic accident that killed Kobe, his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, and 7 others Sunday morning in Calabasas … […]

Kobe Bryant Helicopter Pilot Misjudged Terrain and Didn’t Slow Down, Pilots Say

Getty The pilot of the helicopter carrying Kobe Bryant, his daughter and 6 other passengers got in big trouble with fog — they seemed to abort the trip and tried returning home, barely clearing one mountain range, but never slowed down … this according to the flight tracker and several experienced helicopter pilots in the […]

Helicopter Pilot Breaks Down Exactly How Kobe Bryant Died!!

Kobe Bryant tragically died yesterday, after a private helicopter carrying Kobe, his daughter Gianna and 7 other passengers went down in the mountains of Calabassas. What exactly could have gone wrong? Well a decorated helicopter pilot examined the flight data, and the weather reports and explained how and why Kobe’s helicopter went down. And according […]

Kobe Bryant Has Died in a Helicopter Crash at Age 41

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Kobe Bryant has died at age 41, officials confirmed to Variety. The former NBA star was traveling in his private helicopter with at least four other people when it went down in Calabasas, CA, on Sunday. The aircraft reportedly crashed “amid foggy conditions into a hillside near an intersection in area north of Malibu State […]

Breaking: Kobe Bryant Dies in Helicopter Crash

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Basketball legend Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, Sunday morning, TMZ confirmed. Backgrid The scene in Calabasas, where all five aboard were confirmed dead. Bryant and four others were aboard his private helicopter β€” a mode of transportation he frequently used β€”Β when it crashed, bursting into flames on a hill near […]

Kobe Bryant Dead, Dies in Helicopter Crash

Kobe Bryant died in a helicoper crash in Calabasas Sunday morning … TMZ Sports has confirmed. Kobe was traveling with at least 3 other people in his private helicopter when it went down. A fire broke out. Emergency personnel responded, but nobody on board survived. 5 people are confirmed dead. We’re told Vanessa Bryant was […]