Helicopter Crash

Ameera Butt
February 14, 2020 - 2:42 pm
Vanessa Bryant confirmed the public memorial that is set to take place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Feb. 24 for her late husband Kobe Bryant and daughter Gianna.
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Kobe Bryant Gianna
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
January 29, 2020 - 8:48 pm
Vanessa Bryant issued her first public statement Wednesday night since the sudden death of her husband, Kobe Bryant, and 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, who were among nine people killed in a helicopter crash near Los Angeles on Sunday.
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Kobe Bryant Gianna
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Associated Press
January 27, 2020 - 7:45 pm
The pilot of the helicopter that crashed into a hillside outside Los Angeles, killing former NBA superstar Kobe Bryant and eight others, told air traffic controllers in his last radio message that he was climbing to avoid a cloud layer, an accident investigator said.
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KNX 1070
January 27, 2020 - 5:01 pm
On Monday evening, investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) held a news briefing to discuss the probe into Sunday's helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant and eight others. The briefing will be held at the sheriff's department's Malibu/Lost Hills Station. NTSB member...
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Kobe Bryant Gianna
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
January 26, 2020 - 6:54 pm
NBA legend Kobe Bryant, considered one of the best basketball players of all time, and his daughter were killed in a helicopter crash near Los Angeles on Sunday.
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2018 helicopter crash East River
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Steve Burns
January 25, 2020 - 3:43 pm
The National Transportation Safety Board has released its final report about the East River helicopter crash that killed five people in March 2018, and the agency says there’s plenty of blame to go around.
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Helicopter Crashes Into New York City's East River
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Marla Diamond
December 10, 2019 - 3:09 pm
The National Transportation Safety Board on Tuesday released the probable cause of the sightseeing helicopter crash that killed five people in the East River in March 2018.
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Midtown helicopter crash
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June 25, 2019 - 4:49 pm
The pilot who was killed when his helicopter crash landed onto the top of a New York City high-rise was lost and flying in and out of clouds immediately before the accident, according to a preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety Board.
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Mayor Bill de Blasio
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June 14, 2019 - 2:30 pm
Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday joined the call to ban all commercial helicopter traffic from Manhattan following Monday’s deadly crash in Midtown.
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Midtown helicopter crash
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June 12, 2019 - 9:24 am
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — The man at the controls of the helicopter that crashed over 7th Avenue was lost. A law enforcement source says Timothy McCormack said he had no idea where he was in his final radio call. After waiting nearly two hours for the weather to break, McCormack took off in rain and...
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