In an already sad and shocking story, it has been confirmed that Kobe Bryant’s 13 year old daughter was on board the helicopter that crashed leaving no survivors.
It is now known that Kobe and Gianna were flying to a travel basketball game with a teammate of Gianna and the teammates parent. A cause of the crash has not yet been determined.
NBA and Los Angeles Laker legend Kobe Bryant has died in a helicopter crash. Bryant, age 41, and four other people were on a private helicopter in Calabassas, California. Reports began surfacing after a tweet from the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department saying that five people died in a helicopter crash.
Emergency personnel responded to the scene of the crash finding no survivors. Vanessa Bryant, Kobe’s high school sweetheart and wife was not on board. No official details of the destination of the flight, names of other passengers, or what caused the helicopter to crash have been made available as of yet.