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What marine pilots can learn from flight safety? Crash of Kobe Bryant.


published on 1 March 2020 106

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Basketball star Kobe Bryant was killed in the crash of a chartered Sikorsky S-76B helicopter on January 26th, 2020. This high-profile crash, which killed his daughter Gianna and seven others, is causing a re-examination of how Part 135 helicopters are operated. In this video, AVweb's Paul Bertorelli examines the risks.
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