These are the first images of the terrifying crash that claimed the life of NBA legend Kobe Bryant.
The LA Lakers icon tragically passed away aged 41 after a helicopter crash on a hill behind Kourtney Kardashian’s Californian home. Harrowing images show the flaming wreckage strewn across the Calabasas hillside.
It is understood up to FIVE people have died in the crash, with nobody on board surviving. An investigation into the incident – which happened on Sunday morning – is underway and tributes pour in online for the court legend.According to TMZ, the helicopter went up in a ball of fire after hitting the ground. The Federal Aviation Administration said the Sikorsky S-76 helicopter crashed under “unknown circumstances.”
The FAA said it was informed by local authorities there five people onboard at the time. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Office said all five had died.Photo Credit: Getty