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Military Helicopter Crashes During Flight Training at Ft. Rucker

Two people have been injured when an Army helicopter crashed during a training exercise. Officials at Fort Rucker say the crash happened this morning. It involved a UH-72 Lakota helicopter. The two-person crew on board were conducting flight training. The crash happened at Ft. Rucker’s Brown Stagefield heliport near New Brockton. The two people on board were taken for medical…

Kobe Bryant crash pilot disoriented in clouds, agency says

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Safety investigators say the pilot of Kobe Bryant’s helicopter flew through the clouds, an apparent violation of federal standards, and likely became disoriented. Robert Sumwalt, chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board, said Tuesday that pilot Ara Zobayan was flying under visual flight rules, which means he needed to be able to see where he was…

Remembering Kobe Bryant One Year After Tragic Helicopter Crash

It’s been one year since NBA legend Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna and seven others were killed in a tragic helicopter crash. A day that shocked not just the sports world but the entire world in general. On January 26, 2020, a helicopter occupied by Kobe and 8 other passengers crashed into the side of a mountain in Calabasas, California. It…

NTSB: No Outward Engine Failure in Kobe Bryant Helicopter Crash

Federal investigators say wreckage from the helicopter that crashed last month and killed Kobe Bryant, his daughter and seven others did not show any evidence of outward engine failure. That’s according to a preliminary report by the National Transportation Safety Board. The Jan. 26 crash killed the former Los Angeles Lakers star, his teenage daughter and seven others. The helicopter…

Montgomery Celebrates Life and Legacy Kobe Bryant with Downtown Vigil

The city of Montgomery is coming together to remember the life and legacy of NBA legend Kobe Bryant. A vigil was held in Downtown Montgomery at the fountain at 1 Court Square Tuesday. Kobe, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and 7 others died in a helicopter crash Sunday morning in California. He was a five-time NBA champion, an 18 time all-star,…

Two Retired U.S. Army Alabama Chopper Pilots Injured in Crash

Crash happened near Tullahoma, Tennessee

TULLAHOMA, Tenn. (AP) – Officials have released the names of two men injured in a helicopter crash in Tennessee outside of Tullahoma. The pilots involved in the Thursday crash were identified as 70-year-old Jack Cook, of Ozark, Alabama and 69-year-old Larry Cornell, of New Brockton, Alabama, according to Arista Aviation Services. The Tennessean reports both men are in stable condition…