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LA Lakers star Kobe Bryant died after his private helicopter a Sikorsky-76B crashed in Calabasas, California on Sunday.

The 41-year-old basketballer was on board with his daughter Gianna and seven other people.

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According to online outlets, the helicopter was manufactured in 1991.

Kobe used to rent the luxury helicopter, which many compared to a limousine, used to fly from his home in Orange County to work before he bought it.

The helicopter was owned by the State of Illinois from 2007 until 2015 when then-Governor Bruce Rauner put it up for sale.

Kobe Bryant is said to have purchased the helicopter in 2015 before he retired in 2016.

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Here are photos of the chopper

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Kobi Bryant with his wife

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Photos of the wreckage

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Wreckage of Kobe Bryant’s private chopper

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