Pilot In Kobe Bryant Crash, Ara Zobayan, Violated Flight Standards
On Tuesday, U.S. investigators revealed that the pilot in the helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant, his 13-year old daughter Gianna Bryant and six other passengers last year flew into clouds. This was done in violation of federal rules and the pilot likely grew disoriented while flying through the fog in Southern California. Chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board, Robert Sumwalt said pilot Ara Zobayan was flying under rules that prohibited him from flying his aircraft into clouds. Investigators reported that Zobayan was attempting to climb above the clouds as his aircraft was...
Remembering The Life And Legacy Of Kobe Bryant
Exactly one year ago today, on January 26, 2020, NBA legend Kobe Bryant passed away. His 13-year old daughter Gianna and seven others were tragically killed in a helicopter crash in Southern California. The former Laker superstar was 41. On the first anniversary of Bryant’s death, Kobe’s widow and Gianna’s mother, Vanessa Bryant, posted a heartfelt letter to Instagram sent to her from one of Gianna’s best friends from school named Aubrey. “I hope that in the midst of your intense sadness, you catch a glimpse of joy in who the daughter you created and raised was,” the letter said. “You did it r...