WASHINGTON — An investigation into the helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant shows the pilot was disoriented in cloudy conditions.
It also found he didn’t follow his training and was under self-induced pressure to complete the flight.
The National Transportation Safety Board met Tuesday to release their findings.
The NTSB recommended aircraft carry a flight data recorder and a safety management system and that pilots receive spatial disorientation training.
The Los Angeles Lakers star, his daughter Gianna, and seven others on board had been flying to a youth basketball tournament in Ventura County on Jan. 26, 2020, when it went down in the Calabasas hills.