All Nine Bodies Recovered From Kobe Bryant Helicopter Crash

The bodies of all nine passengers aboard the helicopter that crashed in Calabasas, California have been recovered, the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner said.

The crash took the lives of Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna, along with the pilot and six others.

The helicopter was flying in thick fog at a very low altitude. Image: Getty

Bryant was on his way to his youth basketball camp in Thousand Oaks, California, when the helicopter went down in heavy fog.

Coroner's investigators were able to recover three bodies on the day of the crash.



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The remaining six were located and recovered on Monday, the coroner's office said in a statement.

All of the crash victims have been publicly identified, though authorities have yet to confirm those identities.

Kobe Bryant and daughter Gianna attend a basketball game at Staples Center. Image: Getty

National Transportation Safety Board member Jennifer Homendy said on Monday that the debris field extends about 150-180 metres.

Investigators have asked the public to send photos that would show weather conditions in the area on Sunday morning.

Homendy said the investigation would include weather, but would focus on other potential factors as well.