Popular NBA star, Kobe Bryant has just be confirmed dead after been involved in a helicopter crash in Calabasas on Sunday morning.

He was said to have travelled in his private helicopter alongside four other when it crashed, killing everyone on board.

Officials with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department responded to reports of the crash near Las Virgenes Rd and Willow Glen St in Calabasas at around 10am after a fire broke out.

Kobe who is aged 41-year-old had played for Los Angeles Lakers and was an incredible player during his 20-year career, he had also won five championship.

See photo from the crash scene:








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