Investigators in the accident that killed Kobe Bryant and eight other people revealed today that the helicopter pilot was disoriented because of the fog and argued that he did not follow the rules when flying through thick clouds. Hence they revealed Kobe Bryant death Cause today.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) holds a hearing today to announce its findings. about the accident that occurred on January 26, 2020 in Calabasas (California, USA) in which one of the greatest legends in the history of the NBA, aged 41, and also his daughter Gigi, aged 13, died.
The NTSB detailed today that pilot Ara Zobayan, who also died in the crash, became disoriented while flying through the fog that was that day in a mountainous area west of Los Angeles (USA).
The authorities assured that Zobayan was thus against the norms of his training, since When flying through thick clouds and with limited visibility, a pilot may think that he is going upwards when in fact he is losing altitude.
That was what happened in this accident, according to the NTSB, which it recalled today that the pilot had signaled to air control, shortly before crashing, that he was gaining altitude to get past the clouds even though it was actually going down.
The helicopter had taken off in the morning from Orange County, southeast of Los Angeles, and headed to ventura county, located west of the Californian city, when finally It rushed at around 9.45 am in a mountainous area of the city of Calabasas.
The player’s widow, Vanessa Bryant, in a complaint accused the helicopter company and the pilot of negligence in the death of her husband.
He has also continued to fight in court with another lawsuit, this time against the Los Angeles County sheriff’s office after news broke that some officers took photos of the accident with their personal mobiles and shared them illegally afterwards.
Kobe Bryant is the fourth all-time leading scorer in the NBA (33,643 points) and an eternal myth for the Los Angeles Lakers, with whom he won five rings displaying a fierce and tireless competitive spirit.
Bryant’s death caused a stir in Los Angeles and in the sports world in general, that a couple of weeks ago he remembered him with various expressions of affection on the first anniversary of his death.
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