Read the story here. I took the flight radar data from flight radar 24 and entered it into google earth studio in order to get a better idea of the flight path in the hopes it could provide a little more insight into.
Here is the actual radar of the tragic crash of kobe bryant s helicopter.
Kobe bryant helicopter video radar. Included is the audio transmission between the pilot and the tower. Initial data indicate the aircraft involved is a sikorsky s 76b registered n72ex. The copter was identified at n72ex.
Tracing kobe bryant s fatal helicopter flight. Audio logs of the conversations between multiple air traffic controllers and the pilot of kobe bryant s helicopter revealed details of what transpired before sunday s deadly crash after they were. This is the radar track for the helicopter registered to island express holding corporation.
A commercial pilot who analyzed the crash in a youtube video. A deeper look at the route of kobe bryant s helicopter before it crashed to understand how such an accident could occur. It was right at the bottom of where radar can pick up the helicopter.
As more details emerge about the helicopter crash that killed nba star kobe bryant his daughter and seven other people experts say it s likely that weather played a key role. It took off pacific standard time 9 08 am and was last seen on the radar at 9 45 am pacific. Multiple media outlets are reporting that kobe bryant is among those dead in a s 76 helicopter crash near calabasas california sunday 26 january.
The crash happened before 10 am local time in mountainous terrain. 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. While traveling too low for requested radar assistance kobe bryant s doomed helicopter encountered a cloud layer near calabasas calif and began an abrupt ascent investigators said monday.