Retired NBA valuable person Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-broken-down daughter, Gianna, were amongst the 9 individuals killed Sunday in a helicopter fracture in Calabasas, California. Here is a checklist of some varied necessary individuals that have died in helicopter accidents.
Aug. 1, 1977 — Francis Gary Powers, a pilot whose U-2 seek airplane became once shot down over the Soviet Union in 1960, became once killed when the KNBC-TV news helicopter he became once piloting ran out of fuel and crashed terminate to Encino, California.
July 23, 1982 — Actor Vic Morrow, valuable person of the ABC series “Strive in opposition to!,” and child actors Myca Dinh Le and Renee Shin-Yi Chen were killed on the ground when a helicopter crashed into them on the gap of “Twilight Zone: The Movie” in Indian Dunes, California.
Aug. 27, 1990 — A helicopter carrying guitarist, singer and songwriter Stevie Ray Vaughan slammed correct into a hillside in Elkhorn, Wisconsin, after an outdoor concert, killing Vaughan and all four others onboard.
Oct. 25, 1991 — Rock concert promoter Invoice Graham and two varied individuals were killed when their helicopter hit a utility tower and crashed terminate to Vallejo, California.
July 13, 1993 — NASCAR driver Davey Allison, the 1992 Daytona 500 winner, died after a helicopter he became once piloting crashed at Talladega Superspeedway in Alabama.
Sept. 17, 2017 — Troy Gentry, who became once section of the country tune duo Montgomery Gentry, became once killed in a helicopter fracture in Medford, Contemporary Jersey.
Oct. 27, 2018 — Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, a Thai businessman and the proprietor of the Leicester Metropolis soccer membership within the Premier League, died along with four varied individuals when their helicopter crashed quickly after takeoff from the workers’s King Energy Stadium in Leicester, England.