Five people have been killed in a helicopter crash on a hillside in Calabasas, California, today, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has confirmed.
“Five people confirmed deceased, no survivors in #Calabasas helicopter crash. #LASD #Malibu deputies remain with #LA County Fire personnel. Investigation ongoing.
Avoid the area until further notice,” it posted.
There were reports of a downed helicopter at 10AM EST.
It has been reported that NBA basketballer Kobe Bryant has been killed in the helicopter crash this morning.
The 41-year-old reportedly died when the private helicopter he was travelling in with at least three other people went down.
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