June 17, 2020 / 9:37 PM / 24 days ago

Pilot in Kobe Bryant helicopter crash may have become disoriented in heavy fog-NTSB

LOS ANGELES, June 17 (Reuters) - U.S. federal safety investigators said on Wednesday that the pilot of a helicopter that crashed in foothills near Los Angeles, killing basketball great Kobe Bryant and seven others, likely became disoriented in the fog.

The findings came in a so-called “public docket” released by the national Transportation Safety Board as it investigates the January crash. The NTSB has not yet released it’s final report. (Reporting by Dan Whitcomb; Editing by Sandra Maler)

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