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Kobe Bryant's helicopter pilot was given special clearance to fly in foggy weather minutes before the deadly crash

27 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Just before Kobe Bryant and eight others were killed in a helicopter crash on Sunday, the pilot had been given special clearance to fly in foggy conditions.
The New York Times reported Monday that the investigation into the crash is likely to center on whether that was the right decision.
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The helicopter that crashed in Calabasas, California on Sunday and killing all nine people on board, including Kobe Bryant and his daughter, was given special permission to fly in foggy weather.
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Kobe Bryant's helicopter climbed at least 2,200 feet in the air before crashing in foggy conditions, according to reports

Kobe Bryant's helicopter climbed at least 2,200 feet in the air before crashing in foggy conditions, according to reports

27 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Sources told CBS News and ESPN that Kobe Bryant's helicopter climbed at least 2,200 feet in dense fog before crashing.
According to CBS News, a source said the pilot told air traffic control that he was flying above the clouds minutes before crashing in Calabasas, California on Sunday.
Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gigi, and seven others died in the crash.
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NBA legend Kobe Bryant's helicopter climbed at least 2,200 feet while taking a left turn before crashing in foggy conditions on Sunday, according to reports from CBS News and ESPN .
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