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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…

Massive Kobe Bryant Memorial in Front of Staples Center Dismantled

Fans gather at a memorial for the late Kobe Bryant in front of Staples Center in Los Angeles, Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020. Bryant, the 18-time NBA All-Star who won five championships and became one of the greatest basketball players of his generation during a 20-year career with the Lakers, died in a helicopter crash Sunday, Jan. 26. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)…

Kobe Bryant Memorial Held in Montgomery

People in Montgomery gathered Tuesday night, to remember the life and legacy of NBA legend Kobe Bryant. Kobe, his 13-year-Old daughter and 7 others died in a helicopter crash Sunday morning in california. Artists did Kobe inspired paintings on site, as a DJ played music and inspirational moments from Bryant’s career. Michelle Browder organized the memorial. “We lost a prize…

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,…

Retired NBA Star Kobe Bryant, Daughter, 7 Others Killed in Helicopter Crash

NBA legend Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven others were killed in a helicopter crash on a steep hillside in dense morning fog in Southern California on Sunday, his sudden death at age 41 touching off an outpouring of grief for a star whose celebrity transcended basketball. The chopper went down in Calabasas, about 30 miles  northwest of…