Who Was The Pilot In Kobe Crash?

Who was the pilot in Kobe Bryant helicopter crash?

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Seconds before the crash that killed nine people, pilot Ara Zobayan told air traffic controllers that he was climbing to 4,000 feet.

But the helicopter was actually descending toward a hillside near Calabasas, Calif., according to the documents from the National Transportation Safety Board..

Did the pilot die in Kobe crash?

The pilot, Ara George Zobayan, was also killed in the crash in Calabasas, northwest of Los Angeles, on Jan. 26.

What caused Kobes crash?

While the cause of the helicopter crash that killed NBA star Kobe Bryant has yet to be determined, newly released information shows the pilot appears to be have been disoriented by the weather conditions, even telling air traffic control he was climbing in altitude when he was actually descending.

Who were the 9 Killed in Helicopter Crash?

Anderson Cooper on Kobe Bryant’s legacy In addition to Bryant, 41, and his daughter, 13, the crash claimed the lives of Payton Chester, 13; Sarah Chester, 45; Alyssa Altobelli, 14; Keri Altobelli, 46; John Altobelli, 56; Christina Mauser, 38; and the helicopter’s pilot, Ara Zobayan, 50.