A fan pays respects to basketball legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna, in front of a mural painted by artist Louie Sloe Palsino in Los Angeles in January. Photo: AP A fan pays respects to basketball legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna, in front of a mural painted by artist Louie Sloe Palsino in Los Angeles in January. Photo: AP
A fan pays respects to basketball legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna, in front of a mural painted by artist Louie Sloe Palsino in Los Angeles in January. Photo: AP

Pilot’s poor decisions blamed in deadly Kobe Bryant helicopter crash

  • Ara Zobayan flew into clouds, where he became disoriented and plunged into a hillside, killing himself, the basketball star and 7 others
  • When it hit the ground, the Sikorsky S-76B helicopter was flying at about 296km/h and descending at a rate of more than 1,219 metres per minute

Topic |   NBA (National Basketball Association)
A fan pays respects to basketball legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna, in front of a mural painted by artist Louie Sloe Palsino in Los Angeles in January. Photo: AP A fan pays respects to basketball legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna, in front of a mural painted by artist Louie Sloe Palsino in Los Angeles in January. Photo: AP
A fan pays respects to basketball legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna, in front of a mural painted by artist Louie Sloe Palsino in Los Angeles in January. Photo: AP
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