Updated: Number killed increased to nine.
Basketball Legend Kobe Bryant(41) And 13 year old Daughter Gianna Among Nine Killed In Helicopter Crash.
Christina Mauser, assistant basketball coach at Harbor Day School in Orange County.
In these images the crash debris field can be seen over a large area.
First images are coming in via @ABC7 at the site of the helicopter crash that killed NBA legend Kobe Bryant.
— Tony Morrison (@THETonyMorrison) January 26, 2020
Believed to be fog related, occurred at 9:47am, PT. Near Calabasas, California, no survivors.
How terrible. RIP, Kobe. RT @BreakingNAlerts: BREAKING: Video shows crash site of Kobe Bryant’s helicopter in California – Kobe Bryant was killed, as well as 4 other people. pic.twitter.com/81fwkjc6Al
— KentuckySportsReport (@MyKSR1) January 26, 2020
4200 block of Las Virgenes Road
The identity of the other three on board was not released.
The Sikorsky S-76 helicopter had five people on board and there appeared to be no survivors.
Bryant’s wife Vanessa was not believed to be on board.
WATCH LIVE: Aerials of crash site where retired basketball player Kobe Bryant was killed in a helicopter crash in Southern California https://t.co/bWwACAJdpK
— KHOU 11 News Houston (@KHOU) January 26, 2020