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NO SIGNS OF ENGINE FAILURE IN HELICOPTER CRASH KOBE BRYANT

No signs of engine failure in helicopter crash Kobe Bryant

LOS ANGELES – According to the NTSB, the helicopter crash that killed basketball legend Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna, the pilot and 6 others on January 26, was not caused by ‘catastrophic internal failure’, Reuters reports. The helicopter was on its way to Mamba Sports Academy in Thousand Oaks, when it crashed into a hillside

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NEW QUESTIONS RISE ABOUT HELICOPTER COMPANY IN KOBE BRYANT CRASH WHILE LOS ANGELES PAYS TRIBUTE TO A LEGEND

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LOS ANGELES – Although Ara Zobayan – the pilot flying the helicopter that tragically crashed last Sunday – was certified to fly by instrument with low to no visibility, the helicopter charter company Island Express Helicopters was not, sources close to the investigation told NBC News. The helicopter flew while LAPD helicopters were all grounded,

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