New details in crash that killed Kobe Bryant

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Published on June 18, 2020 - Duration: 00:29s

New details in crash that killed Kobe Bryant

The pilot in the crash that killed Kobe Bryant may have been disoriented by the fog.

Newly released documents show that the pilot told air traffic control that he was climbing to 4,000 feet, when he was actually descending.

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New details in crash that killed Kobe Bryant

FOG.THATS ACCORDING TO APRELIMINARY N- T-S-B REPORT.NEWLY RELEASED DOCUMENTS SHOWTHE PILOT TOLD AIR TRAFFICCONTROLLERS THAT HE WASCLIMBING TO FOUR THOUSANDFEET...WHEN HE WAS ACTUALLYDESCENDING.THE DOCUMENTS ALSO SHOW THATTHE PILOT AND FLIGHTCOORDINATOR DISMISSED WEATHERCONCERNS PRIOR TO THE FLIGHT.THESE DOCUMENTS ARE NOT THEFINAL REPORT IN THE CASE --WHICH WILL DETERMINE THE EXACTCAUSE OF THE CRASH.THOUSANDS OF NEVADANS WILL NOW

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About 1,700 pages from the investigation into the helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant and eight others add to theory that pilot was disoriented.
on June 18, 2020 • USATODAY.com

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on June 11, 2020 • Reuters

Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna, and six of their friends were killed, along with the pilot, Ara Zobayan
on June 17, 2020 • Independent

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