Likely Causes of Kobe Bryant Helicopter Crash to Be Revealed
Federal safety officials are expected to announce the long-awaited probable cause or causes of the tragedy that unleashed worldwide grief for the retired basketball star.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — In the year since the helicopter carrying Kobe Bryant crashed into a hillside on a foggy morning, killing all nine aboard, there has been plenty of finger-pointing over the cause or causes of the tragedy. Bryant’s widow blamed the pilot. She and relatives of the other victims also faulted the companies that owned and operated the helicopter. The brother of the pilot didn’t blame Bryant but said he knew about the…