We are praying for all of the victims that lost their lives in the helicopter crash that was carrying Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter, Gigi.
Sadly there were nine people aboard the helicopter when it crashed in Calabasas, California on the morning of Sunday, January 26th. They were all headed to a basketball game for the Mamba girls' basketball team.
Kobe Bryant, 41, and his daughter, 13- year-old, Gianna Bryant were just 2 of the passengers. John Altobelli, 56, his wife, Keri Altobelli and their daughter, Alyssa Altobelli were also on board. Christina Mauser, who was the assistant coach of the team and a mother of 3 young children was also on the helicopter. Mother and daughter duo, Sarah and Payton Chester were on board along with Ara Zobayan, who was the pilot during the unfortunate event.
We are praying for all of the victims and their close friends and family. News has been released that Kobe and his daughter did attend church the morning of Sunday, January 26th.
Reports say before they headed to the helicopter, the two attended Catholic Mass at 7 a.m. that morning.
Details surrounding the crash are still developing, but LeBron James has spoken out about the tragic event. See his Instagram post below.