While the entire world is mourning the tragic death of the National Basketball Association’s player Kobe Bryant, his daughter and 7 others on-board, here comes some more startling facts and probably the reason behind this tragic crash in California on Sunday. According to reports published in Dailymail, the pilot of Kobe’s helicopter was warned of them being too low, because the helicopter, Sikorsky S-76 was navigating through a thick fog, not suitable for air journey. The flight faced troubled above LA Zoo followed by circling the area for 15 minutes and then crashing after being at a low altitude.
The reports further stated though there were no early signs of this tragic accident in the beginning as Sikorsky S-76 was ascending and controller back then has communicated about technical error relating to data reading and did not indicate about any impending crash that happened near Kourtney Kardashian's LA house. Meanwhile, Los Angeles Police Department spokesman Josh Rubenstein was quoted saying, “The weather situation did not meet our minimum standards for flying.” It is also said of the flight hitting hillside, still the cause of the accident is under investigation. ALSO READ: Kobe Bryant And His Daughter Die In Helicopter Crash: A Look At Vanessa Bryant And Kobe’s Marriage Through The Years
As per reports, the NBA player along with his daughter Gianna and other few members were heading to Mamba Academy. This academy was founded by him in Thousand Oaks. It also reported of the people on the crashed flight were going to a tournament which also involved his daughter Gianna along with her teammates Payton Chester and Alyssa Altobelli. ALSO READ: Kobe Bryant Dies In Helicopter Crash: Kim Kardashian Says 'Her Heart Is Heavy,' 'Family Matters Most', Says Jennifer Lopez
Pictures of the flight turned into ashes and videos of the investigative team at the location started surfacing the internet after the mishap. ALSO READ: Kobe Bryant No More, NBA Star And His Daughter Die In Helicopter Crash: Virat Kohli, Priyanka Chopra, Akshay Kumar Mourn His Death
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