“The weather did not meet the minimum standards for flights. The fog was such that our helicopters did not fly, ”the Los Angeles Times quoted Rubenstein as saying.
Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna died in the crash of an athlete's personal helicopter.
Bryant five times became the champion of the National Basketball Association as part of the Los Angeles Lakers. In addition, he was twice recognized as the most valuable player in the final NBA series and twice won the Olympic Games.
Earlier, Olympic tennis champion Yevgeny Kafelnikov commented on the death of Bryant.