The NBA star Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna Bryant passed away in a helicopter crash near Calabasas, California on January 26. When his sudden and tragic demise news broke in the media, it sent everyone in the state of shock. The world was mourning for the legend and even extended their condolences and some even paid a tribute to Kobe. However, it was reported that the helicopter he was on board with his daughter Gianna and seven other people. But now we have learned another new update where the LA County coroner’s office has revealed the father and daughter’s official cause of death.
According to the reports in HollywoodLife.com, Jennifer Homendy, a board member on NTSB, described the accident as a “high energy impact crash” after the helicopter suffered a descent rate of 2000 feet per minute. Although heavy fog blanketed Los Angeles that morning, the NTSB can’t release a final report that includes the probable cause of the crash for another 12-18 months — and that’s just an estimate. Nevertheless, we many celebrities extending their support to the Bryant families including, Beyonce, Priyanka Chopra, Abhishek Bachchan, Ranveer Singh, Arjun Kapoor, Akshay Kumar, Preity Zinta, Virat Kohli, Arjun Rampal, Lara Dutta, Kim Kardashian, Jennifer Lopez, Ellen DeGeneres, Justin Bieber and many others have extended their love and support to his wife Vanessa Bryant and his kids - Natalia, Bianka, and Capri.
Just yesterday, Vanessa Bryant broke her silence on his demise and shared it on her Instagram feed saying, “My girls and I want to thank the millions of people who’ve shown support and love during this horrific time. Thank you for all the prayers. We definitely need them. We are completely devastated by the sudden loss of my adoring husband, Kobe — the amazing father of our children; and my beautiful, sweet Gianna — a loving, thoughtful, and wonderful daughter, and amazing sister to Natalia, Bianka, and Capri.”
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