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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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IRAN HAS INVITED THE U.S. AND CANADA TO PARTICIPATE IN INVESTIGATION OF FLIGHT 752 CRASH – THE U.S. WANTS INDEPENDENT PROBE

Iran has invited the U.S. and Canada to participate in Flight 752 probe

TEHERAN – Iran has invited investigative agencies from the U.S. and Canada to participate in the investigation into the Flight 752 crash in Iran. The NTSB and TSB from Canada confirmed the invitation from Iran. Aircraft manufacturer Boeing is also invited, according to CNN. The Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs reports via Twitter that international

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SMALL PLANE CRASHES INTO HOME IN MARYLAND KILLING 1 PERSON

Plane crashes into home in Maryland

LANHAM, MARYLAND – One person was killed on Sunday after a small plane crashed into two homes in Lanham, Maryland, about three miles south of the College Park Airport, FAA spokesman Jim Peters told CNN. The pilot was killed in the accident. He was the only person on board the small aircraft – a Grumman

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DOG OF PILOT PROBABLY CAUSED PLANE TO CRASH

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WASHINGTON D.C. – The fatal air crash of a Flight Design CT aircraft in Iowa in July 2017, is most likely caused by a 70 lb Goldendoodle dog. The National Transport Safety Board (NTSB) concludes this in a recently published report. Jerry Naylor – a 90-year-old former commercial pilot – often took his dog Jasmine

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