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Kobe Bryant's Pilot Received 2015 FAA Violation for Flying in Poor Visibility

Kobe Bryant's Pilot Received 2015 FAA Violation for Flying in Poor Visibility

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Pilot Ara Zobayan, who was flying the helicopter that crashed Jan. 26 in Calabasas, California, killing Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna and seven other people, was previously reprimanded by the Federal Aviation Administration for flying in poor visibility.

Per Hannah Fry of the Los Angeles Times, Zobayan violated FAA rules in 2015 for crossing into busy airspace after being ordered not to by air traffic control.

This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available.

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