Wow. Get into this.
According to several sources, a family member of the pilot of the helicopter that crashed in January, killing Kobe Bryant and seven other passengers, including 15-year-old Gianna Bryant, claimed in court documents filed Monday that the pilot should not be held responsible. The relative also alleges that they knew the risks that were involved and were negligent.
“Any injuries or damages to plaintiffs and/or their decedent were directly caused in full or in part by the negligence or fault of plaintiffs and/or their decedent, including their knowing and voluntary encounter with the risks involved, and that this negligence was a substantial factor in causing their purported damages, for which this answering defendant bears no responsibility.”
The pilot, Ara George Zobayan, was also killed in the crash in Calabasas, northwest of Los Angeles, on Jan. 26.
Vanessa Bryant filed. wrongful death lawsuit against the helicopter company that was flying the aircraft.