ABC news and reps for Kobe Bryant are now reporting that Bryant’s 13-year old daughter Gianna was also on the helicopter when it crashed!
Following reports of Kobe Bryant’s death, it’s now being reported that his daughter Gianna was among the people who died with him in the crash.
It’s being assumed that Kobe was piloting the helicopter. Bryant was known for commuting from Newport Beach, CA to the STAPLES Center in DTLA in his Sikorsky S-76 chopper.
Kobe Bryant became licensed to pilot a helicopter since 2012, and was known to travel by helicopter.
According to reports they were on their way to the Mamba Academy for a basketball practice when the crash occurred. The Academy is in nearby Thousand Oaks.
Bryant was known for commuting from Newport Beach, CA to the STAPLES Center in DTLA in his Sikorsky S-76 chopper.
Kobe Bryant survived by his wife Vanessa, and 3 of his daughters; Natalia and Bianca and their newborn Capri.