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Sport Kobe Bryant killed in helicopter crash in Calabasas

22:20  26 january  2020
22:20  26 january  2020 Source:   sports.yahoo.com

John Altobelli, his wife and daughter will be honored at a memorial service at Angels Stadium

  John Altobelli, his wife and daughter will be honored at a memorial service at Angels Stadium A memorial service honoring baseball coach John Altobelli, his wife, Keri, and their daughter Alyssa will be held Monday at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California, two weeks after they died in a helicopter crash that also killed Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna and four others. © Altobelli Family The Altobelli family (from left): Keri Altobelli, John Altobelli, Alexis Altobelli, J.J. Altobelli and Alyssa Altobelli. The service is scheduled for 4 p.m. PT (7 p.m. ET) and will be open to the public, the Los Angeles Angels confirmed to CNN. "Needless to say ...

(CNN) Basketball legend Kobe Bryant and one of his daughters were among nine people killed Sunday morning when a helicopter crashed into a hillside in Calabasas , California, sources and officials said.

REVEALED: Audio of Kobe Bryant 's helicopter pilot being warned 'you're too low' as they flew through fog seconds before they crashed into Calabasas hillside, killing the NBA legend and his daughter. Kobe Bryant , his daughter Gianna and seven others were killed in the helicopter crash at around

Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas Sunday morning, Yahoo Sports confirmed. TMZ first reported the news.

Kobe Bryant wearing a suit and tie: Kobe Bryant was killed in a helicopter crash, per reports. (Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)© Provided by Yahoo! Sports Kobe Bryant was killed in a helicopter crash, per reports. (Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)

Bryant played his entire 20-year career for the Los Angeles Lakers and won five NBA championships. He was named Finals MVP twice and league MVP in 2008. Bryant was 41.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department responded to reports of a helicopter that crashed into a hillside and caught fire, NBC Los Angeles reported. The crash was called in at 9:47 a.m. local time, per the report, and flames that spread a quarter acre were put out by 10:30. The fire department reported no survivors.

911 calls from moments after Kobe Bryant helicopter crash released

  911 calls from moments after Kobe Bryant helicopter crash released One caller reported hearing a helicopter sweep overhead in thick clouds, "and then I heard a pop, and it immediately stopped."An image taken with a drone shows a mural of the late Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna at a housing community in Taguig, Philippines, on Jan. 29.

The National Basketball Association said Tuesday night's Los Angeles Lakers game versus the Los Angeles Clippers has been postponed following the helicopter crash in California that killed nine people, including NBA legend and former Lakers player Kobe Bryant .

Basketball legend Kobe Bryant was one of 9 people who died when a helicopter crashed on a hillside in Calabasas , California. An emergency ordinance has been issued for the crash site of the helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant and eight others, Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex

Bryant and his wife, Vanessa, have four daughters: Gianna, Natalia, Bianca and Capri, who was born in June 2019.

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Flying Into Patchy Fog, Kobe Bryant’s Pilot Had a Decision to Make .
On Monday, crash investigators were trying to figure out what went wrong on the doomed helicopter flight carrying Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter and seven others, and emphasized that no possibility, including a mechanical problem, had been ruled out. “We take a broad look at everything around an investigation, around an accident,” Jennifer Homendy, a member of the National Transportation Safety Board, said at a news conference on Monday afternoon. “We look at man, machine and the environment, and weather is just a small portion of that.

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