California that killed former nba basketball player kobe bryant his 13 year old daughter gianna. Pilot in kobe bryant helicopter crash wasn t allowed to fly by instruments.
Retired nba basketball player kobe bryant his 13 year old daughter gianna baseball coach john altobelli five other passengers and the pilot.
Kobe bryant helicopter pilot call. On january 26 2020 a sikorsky s 76b helicopter crashed in calabasas california around 30 miles 48 kilometres northwest of downtown los angeles en route from john wayne airport to camarillo airport nine people were on board. Los angeles the pilot of the helicopter that crashed and killed all nine people aboard including kobe bryant radioed that he was climbing to 2 300 feet to avoid a cloud layer then descended. In the audio the helicopter identified as n72ex communicates with the.
The helicopter carrying kobe bryant that crashed sunday was in a climbing turn at about 2 400 feet before it turned into a dive ntsb officials announced monday. 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. Kobe bryant s helicopter pilot said he was climbing to avoid a cloud layer just before the deadly crash.
The pilot flying kobe bryant and seven others. The pilot informed air traffic control he was going to climb but when they asked what he planned to do there was no reply investigators said. A body is moved from the scene of a helicopter crash that killed former nba basketball player kobe bryant in calabasas calif sunday jan.
Audio of air traffic control communications with a helicopter carrying basketball legend kobe bryant was released on monday.