Breaking News: KOBE BRYANT’S DAUGHTER DIES ALONGSIDE DAD IN TRAGIC HELICOPTER CRASH

Gianna Maria, aka GiGi, was confirmed to be amongst the five victims of the crash which happened earlier today in Calabasas, an upscale neighbourhood near Los Angeles

BY NEIL MURPHY

20:46, 26 JAN 2020

Kobe Bryant’s daughter died alongside her father in a helicopter crash in California, reports TMZ.

Gianna Maria, 13, perished in the tragedy earlier today which has five confirmed fatalities.

It is believed they were on their way to basketball practice when the crash occurred in Calabasas, near central Los Angeles.

Gianna Maria-Onore Bryant, also known as GiGi, was a talented youth basketball player who regularly attended LA Lakers games with her father.

His wife Vanessa is not believed to have been involved in the accident.

The pair share three other daughters, Natalia and Bianca and their newborn Capri.

Judging by the flight path taken, the chopper carrying Bryant circled at least 10 times over a period of 15 minutes before crashing

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